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Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/25/2018 8:31:10 PM (updated 6/25/2018 8:35:42 PM)

Harley-Davidson, which received effusive praise for the Dear Leader a little over a year ago, announces it will move much of its production out of the US because of that same Dear Leader's trade and tariff (a tax by any other name is still a tax) policy which has brought direct counter moves by the EU and China that will do major damage to HD international sales...its fastest growing market





Name:   wix - Email Member
Subject:   STUPID-ARCH-IDIOT
Date:   6/25/2018 9:11:55 PM





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   STUPID-ARCH-IDIOT...My my
Date:   6/25/2018 9:47:17 PM

the truth really pizzis you off don't it Wixie?





Name:   GoneFishin - Email Member
Subject:   RUFT
Date:   6/25/2018 9:54:46 PM

Your lack of a response just shows you have no defense for Lying trump. EU put 25% tariff on cycles plus Trump's tariff on alum. and steel. I remember when Trump invited Harley to DC to brag about his economic plans. He lied cause his plans are leading to layoffs for Harley employees. Wonder what they now think about Trump and his MAGA?

Workers  are going to need a new hat Rescue Us From Trump.





Name:   flyfisher - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 9:45:45 AM

yea we'd all be much better off with Hilda in the ovalk office--surrounded by Maxine, Pelosi, & Schumer, Willy as Ambassodor to Gay Paree, kerry as SEC of Stare, susan rice, open borders,  et al





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 11:14:58 AM

Do you are any of you Trumpistas have any interest in actually addressing the subject of the original post rather than, as usual changing the subject, condemning the poster or attempting diversion by inserting useless hypotheticals?





Name:   CRD - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 11:48:44 AM

Archie,

HD has invested in overseas manufacturing plants long before the tariff issue.  It has all been a part of their global manufacturing strategy.  Your insinuation that HD is moving because of Trump's trade policy is pure liberal drivel.

Australia- Adalaie ---New Castalloy

Rayong, Thailand -- Sales office and manufacturing/Assembly plant

Bawal, India ---  Bawal Assembly Plant

Manaus, Brazil --- Assembly Plant

 

Also funny that HD is now complaining about tariffs and pricing.   I seem to remember back when Reagan was president, HD complained about the volume of Japanese motorcycle imports affecting their domestic sales.   Reagan slapped a 45% tariff on Japan Motorcycle imports on engines 700cc and greater.  In my opinion, 





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Hey CRD
Date:   6/26/2018 12:23:29 PM

That "liberal drivel" came from the statements issued by Harley-Davidson in their explanation for shifting previously unplanned work to off shore locations.  Your Dear Leader must not consider it "liberal drivel" since he has gone on a Tweet storm condemning HD!





Name:   Buteye - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 12:28:26 PM

As I recall you do a pretty good job of changing the subject. In regard to your reference to hypotheticals, I think Flyfisher provided a pretty accurate summary to what today would be like if Hillary had been elected president. With all the positives that have occurred under President Trump, you really have to dig deep to come up with a negative. By the way, what's your response to Maxine Waters demand that we as people should" track" down individual office holders in the Trump administration and bully and harrass them to the point that they and others will no longer want to support the President's agenda. She is even being "blasted" by some of er fellow Democrats. Rants such as these and the actions that have gone on in the FBI and DOJ recently are making a mockery out of of the United States and our stand for constitutional government. Democrats have become total obstructionists. How can any rational person fail to support the protection of our borders? Just try to enter Mexico or Canada and see how far you get!!!!!!!!!!!!`





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   RUFT or LSMFT
Date:   6/26/2018 12:30:39 PM (updated 6/26/2018 12:31:30 PM)

The black population of Atlanta joked that in the 1940's and 50's they thought the "LSMFT" on Lucky Strike Cigarette ads meant "Lord save me from Talmadge".  If we still had tobacco ads on public view I suspect that Dear Leader's blue collar supporters might soon be spouting "lord save me from Trump"!





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 12:37:31 PM

Harley Davidson has been having issues for years, Pre-Trump they started not sourcing some parts not form the US and started building plants outside of the US - which has already caused a poor reputation for reliabililty to get worse. You have been under a rock if you think these are decisions solely based on the tarriffs. 

May have something to do with a 12 million dollar fine by Obama admin for aftermarket parts violating the clean air act as well as the Obama economic recovery where no one had lots of disposable income to buy a new $30K+ high priced motorcycle.

I find it interesting that you have now come to Harley Davidsons defense after they have intentionally created devices to help destroy our environment, speed up global warming and violate EPA standards - not to mention noise pollution.  Almost like you do not really know anything about their products or what they have done in the past, just jumping on that DNC bandwagon talking points.

 

Old Rule of thumb is you spend almost as much time working on a Harley as you do riding one.  

People in the US are not buying Harleys like they used to, they have to change their model or start shutting down.

 

Besides since Putin and his biker gangs rides  Harleys, they must be part of the Russia election collusion by Trump.  

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/8730799/Vladimir-Putin-rides-a-Harley-Davidson-with-a-biker-gang-in-Russia.html

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/putins-angels-inside-russias-most-infamous-motorcycle-club-20151008

 

 

 





Name:   CRD - Email Member
Subject:   Hey CRD
Date:   6/26/2018 12:38:06 PM

Trump issued IMPORT tariffs.  The EU raised tariffs on imported Motorcycles from 6 to 31%.  The problem is with the socialist EU, not Trump policy.  HD has been bleeding in the US for a while now, overpriced, fewer greyhairs buying their products, excess unsold inventory and now they all of a sudden they become concerned with consumers not being able to afford their product?  They sure weren't that concerned over the past 2 decades.    Got to read the tea leaves Archie and rely less on CNN.





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 12:40:58 PM

Actually I don't need to dig very deep at all to come up with a pot load of negatives attributable to Trump in actuality rather than spout imaginary positives that might have been had the true will if the people prevailed in Nov 2016. Of course a listing of all the negatives would be only my opinion exactly as all the miraculous feats of Dear Leader you spout are your opinion.  I concede you are free to spout yours but frankly feel at least some supporters of Dear Leader, including Dear Leader himself, would be more than willing to deny me that same freedom if they could!





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 12:49:24 PM

Let us know when the Trump administration cuts off your internet...

 

As for someone who was audited 8 years in a row under Obama, without any explination and in most cases the IRS agent scratched his head wondering why the hell my return was flagged, and never had a fine or penality from the audits, makes you wonder why? and amazingly the audits stopped ... after Obozo got out of office....

 

You have a right to your opinion, as wrong as it is, and you have the right to say it / type it.  And we have the right to need hospitalization after laughing so hard at your insanity because the Gestapo was marching freely under Obama.

 

 





Name:   CRD - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 12:57:23 PM

Absolutely correct Phil.  Companies like HD don't make business decisions like moving production facilities off-shore in a two week span.  More like two years.  Tariffs are simply a handy excuse for "American Made" HD to move forward with their long planned global business plan and not suffer an image embarassment here.  Archie thinks that this trade war is new and created by Trump.  Little does he realize that we have been in a trade war for a long time, its just that this time, the US is fighting back.  Good for Trump.





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Hey CRD
Date:   6/26/2018 1:47:26 PM (updated 6/26/2018 1:55:25 PM)

You probably want believe it but I didn't just fall off the turnip truck.  I am completely aware that the EU actions, not Trump actions is what HD is responding to.  Now if you think the new EU TAX on motorcycles, bourbon and pork is completely unrelated to Trump's 25% TAX on EU steel, then maybe it is you that just toppled off the turnip truck!

Now as for HD being the author of its own demise...excuse me but are they not the complany that was being hearlded as the come back American miracle just a few years ago after almost going under.  They, like our auto industry, were forced by Japanese and, to some extent, German competition to get their act together or go belly up.  They got their act together and have managed to keep on keepin on by making a quality product that could not only compete against the foreign competition in America but make major inroads into Europe, especially France and Germany!  Get you facts straight Turnip man.





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 1:57:47 PM

Humm, guess all that awful stuff is why Dear Leader liked them so much until they were forced to defend themselves against his stupidity!





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Hey CRD
Date:   6/26/2018 2:04:33 PM

http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/11/04/india.bikes/index.html

 

ttp://cyrilhuzeblog.com/2009/08/23/harley-davidson-made-in-america-in-thailand-in-singapore-and-tomorrow-in-india/

2009 -- Harley Thailand, Singapore?  wait, it just can not be that they have moved production out of the US to other markets... 

 

Damn Trump and his time machine - moving production out of the US back when Obama was president just to make Obama look bad....

 

 

Harley also did not mind the tariffs against Japanese bikes back in the 80s, but they did ask for the tariffs to be stoped around 1987 when their ledger got out of the red.  link

 

Trade experts said the move could influence trade debates in Congress. ''It will strengthen those who argue that temporary protectionism can lead to successful adjustment,'' said I. M. Destler, who follows trade issues at the Institute for International Economics in Washington.

However, Mr. Destler added, skeptics would argue that saving a single threatened company that occupies one niche of a market, as Harley does with its high-powered cycles known as ''hogs,'' is not the same as protecting an entire industry. Moreover, Harley enjoyed the advantage of an especially loyal following among motorcycle aficionados who often regard the lower-cost Japanese models as imitations, however advanced they are technically.

''It's not surprising that Harley weathered the storm,'' said Paul Dean, editor of Cycle World, a magazine based in Newport Beach, Calif. Harley's cycles cost from $4,000 to more than $10,000 and are up to 50 percent more expensive than competitive Japanese models. ''The people who ride them are fanatical,'' he added.

 

SO HD - Tariffs are good if they help us against unfair competition till we can get our crap together, Tariffs are bad if they hurt us due to other markets having unfair competition and we are collateral damage in a much larger picture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Name:   Buteye - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 2:05:46 PM

As usual you duck responding to questions by adding something totally different to your posts. Where's your response to Maxine Waters? She is one of your fellow Democrats whose demand to harrass and bully others of the Trump administration seem to be counter to your thoughts on people's rights. Do you support her as being representative of the desires of the Democratic party?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 2:08:46 PM (updated 6/26/2018 2:33:44 PM)

Makes sense why you are posting so much about them.  You both require almost as much maintenance and both are annoying and noisy and since they have been moving out of the US for years guess Obama can take the blame for that one as well.

 





Name:   CRD - Email Member
Subject:   Hey CRD
Date:   6/26/2018 4:14:25 PM

I love sliced turnips with roasted garlic goat cheese and sesame.  Turnips have gotten a bad rap as of late.  However, HD did not entirely respond to the EU actions with their proposed move.  HD is realizing the consequences of saturating the market when they had a chance to take a profit and not look far enough into the future to see that it strangled itself.  Easy for libs like you to blame it on Trump, not much thinking involved.  The Dyna line is gone.  The V-rod has been axed.  The Sportster has been retooled.  Millenials have no interest in classic cars and Americana.  They are at home at the 'puter and would rather call for an Uber or Lyft.  No demand in the states right now for HD new products, used market can't even sell.  Maybe  this electric bike generates interest?

Archie, you seem to be super saturated with the anti-Trump Kool-Aid.  Be aware that this is an unstable condition!





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Gee Phil and CRD
Date:   6/26/2018 4:33:30 PM (updated 6/26/2018 4:36:52 PM)

I did a quick check of the forum archive.  I have to wonder why didn't you guys post all the awful information about Harley back in Feb 2017 to let us all know that the Dear Leader's big wet kiss of the cycle icon was misplaced?  Oh wait...stupid question!





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Gee Phil and CRD
Date:   6/26/2018 4:38:09 PM (updated 6/26/2018 4:42:48 PM)

Yes, I agree that yours was a stupid question.  

 

Liberal insanity at its finest.

 

Did a deep dive into your comments - all I found was Anti-Trump, Hiltlary is wonderful and Obama was KING!

 

 

 





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Gee Phil
Date:   6/26/2018 5:14:35 PM (updated 6/26/2018 5:15:48 PM)

The stupidity of your reply shows you do not have a clue Phil.  Can you not grasp a tongue and cheek post intended to demonstrate the breathtaking hypocrisy of this forum?  Your answer completely fulfills the purpose of the post!





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 5:24:18 PM (updated 6/26/2018 5:29:14 PM)

Perhaps the only politician I hate, loath and dispise more than Maxine and Nancy is Donald Trump!  Nancy is too stupid to realize she is costing the Democrats at least 15 seats in the House and Maxine is an idiot who should be tossed out on her fanny then incarcerated in the same cell with Ted Nugent.  They have a similar mental ability and justly deserve each other.

Now, knowing you are not in any way hypocritical, I await your repremand of Dear Leader for his many rants in tweets, campaign speeches and general comments that look for all the world as if they could have been written by Maxine!!





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Gee Phil
Date:   6/26/2018 5:29:18 PM

Sorry, the fact that you searched to see that I had not posted anything about Harley Davidson having issues because of a Trump photoshoot with a company and then attempted to use my lack of posting something as some form of evidence is unhinged.

 

You were not "tongue and cheek" nor tongue in cheek.

 

You are an insane leftist liberal wrapped in a self defined centrist, middle of the road cloak.  

 

You have only my pity.

 





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 5:36:51 PM

Written by Mad Max Maxine or by Archi?  Most days its hard to tell the difference.

 





Name:   Buteye - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 6:48:49 PM

While I didn't expect it, I give you credit for your response. As to reprimanding President Trump, I am not following your advice. I agree that he says things off the cuff and can be a little raucous at times. However, I feel that the "fake" news media and everyone else who has failed to acnowledge that he was elected President of the United States and want to impeach him leaves him with no choice but to reach out in various ways to get  his message to the people. If Democrats were willing to perform the duties to which they were elected instead of being obstructionists, perhaps our government could be performing in the way it was originally intended.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Read above
Date:   6/26/2018 7:30:23 PM

See what l mean folks?





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/26/2018 7:46:01 PM (updated 6/26/2018 7:48:56 PM)

The reluctance of some of us to give Trump any benefit of the doubt may be because he never makes even the slightest effort to meet anyone who is not a slobbering supporter even 10% of the way let alone half way...could be he never says or does anything that his detractors can in good conscious support...perhaps it is just because so many (most in the nation as a whole) people just think he is an off the wall crazy ego-maniac undeserving of any support...then again could be related to the fact he received only 45.9% of the vote and 7.3 million more people voted against him than for him...or maybe it is just influenced by the example of obstructionism set by the Republicans for the 8 years before Dear Leader took over.  I really don't know, you tell me Butteye.





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Read above
Date:   6/27/2018 8:34:11 AM

Yup, you are all that we have come to know.  We should start calling you Auntie Archie, as you make Mad Maxine look centrist.

 

You wish to toss a explosive into the post and then whine when you are called out for your far left antifa tactics and far left idiotiology. 

You want everyone to believe you are the smartest person in the room - but in my opinion I think most people on here have got you figured out by now. When you can no longer hold up your arguments you resort to " look, see what I mean, Someone onced called me baby killer, I am the victim."

 





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Trump going after Trump supporters in Wisconsin
Date:   6/27/2018 8:38:01 AM

Says the leftist who knows that with 8 years of Democrats under Obama it was "Lets find the middle of the road, bipartisian compromise that agrees with our politics 100% and makes you compromise 98% of your beliefs"

 

You are full of chit.

 





Name:   Lifer - Email Member
Subject:   Idiotology???
Date:   6/27/2018 8:39:14 AM

Idiotology, I love it.





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Idiotology???
Date:   6/27/2018 8:43:35 AM

It was not a typo or a result of the Alabama education system. 





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   You know Phil
Date:   6/27/2018 9:26:41 AM

There are lots of folks on this forum that hate being confronted with what they know to be the truth, but you are one of those that wouldn't recognize the truth if it slapped you in the face!

Keep digging Phil, keep digging! Keep digging because eventually the ditch is going to cave in on you.





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   You know Phil
Date:   6/27/2018 10:44:48 AM

And you would not recognise the truth if a bullet train from Japan splatted you like a bug on the windshield. 

 

I find it telling you seem to be one of about 2-3 people on here who have issues with my truth - keep up the whining Auntie Archi, you are just making more and more people want to vote for trump because of your insanity and how far left you and the Dem party is willing to go.





Name:   Buteye - Email Member
Subject:   You know Phil
Date:   6/27/2018 11:08:20 AM

Can you identify who you think the "lot of folks" are that can't wait to hear the truth from you?





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   You know Phil
Date:   6/27/2018 11:27:56 AM

buteye - the only truth he recognises is his hate of POTUS DJT.

 

His hate blinds him to reality. 

 

No matter how bad DJT is, he is still better then Hilter in a pant suit.

 

 





Name:   CRD - Email Member
Subject:   You know Phil
Date:   6/27/2018 1:40:59 PM

Archie, the truth is, after last night's primaries, that your party is more and more resembling the 1972 Democratic Party, (you remember them, nominated George McGovern for President).  America rejected the radical/socialists then and I predict will reject them in far greater numbers in 2018 and 2020.  You keep hoping for the coasts and urban areas to carry you to victory, but our framers were far wiser than you and give the heartlands an equitable say in how our politics plays out.  I can't quite figure out where your allegiance with your party lies, with the moderate grey hairs that are a dieing breed and lost last night or with the radical left who espouse Medicare for all, guaranteed jobs for everyone, 20$ minimum wage, elimination of ICE and aggressive behavior directed to political opponents etc.  If you think that this is where America's heart is, you are awfully mistaken.  Even if Hillary had not run Bernie out of the Democratic nomination and he had somehow become the nominee of your party, the radicals would have still lost.  We have room in our tent Archie.





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Read above
Date:   6/28/2018 9:47:41 PM (updated 6/28/2018 9:49:05 PM)

Phil I doubt if I have ever been in a room of people where I was the smartest person in the room, but in your case based on the drivel you post, it is evident that the only time you would be the smartest person in the room would be if you were the only person in the room!





Name:   MrHodja - Email Member
Subject:   Read above
Date:   6/28/2018 10:36:11 PM

I flagged it because it is an ad hominem attack on Phil simply because you don't agree with him.  Get a grip. 





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   Read above
Date:   6/29/2018 2:14:39 PM (updated 6/29/2018 2:15:53 PM)

Dont bother - he is a far leftist pretending to be "middle of the road"  

All he does is piss into the wind and then complain his shoes are wet.

He is full of chit and the more he moans the more people will not vote for his "moderate Dems" because most of them are cut from the same cloth as him.

 

He keeps saying crap to me - but the honest truth about him and GFY is I really dont care - they get worked up.  I copy and paste a few links and boom their heads explode.





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   Mr H
Date:   7/1/2018 3:08:58 PM (updated 7/1/2018 3:11:44 PM)

You are obviously not one of the ''fair minded'' members if you have a problem with my comments about some of the more verbally extreme posters but never seem to have any problems with any of the off the wall BS they say about the tiny few who take issue with them!





Name:   MrHodja - Email Member
Subject:   You Probably Aren't Surprised
Date:   7/1/2018 7:23:43 PM

That I don't really give a rodent's posterior whether you consider me "fair-minded" or not. Stick with the message and stop personal attacks on the messenger and I will be more likely to listen.  Still have my beliefs but will listen to logic and reason.





Name:   architect - Email Member
Subject:   You Probably Aren't Surprised
Date:   7/2/2018 6:04:29 PM (updated 7/2/2018 6:06:11 PM)

I too do not give a rat's fanny whether you consider my comments worthy of your attention and I don't give a rat's fanny that you have a problem with any personal attack I might make while never uttering a peep against occasionally vile personal attacks directed at me!  As I say I do not give a rat's fanny, but suggest perhaps you should!





Name:   wix - Email Member
Subject:   ARCHY-MAXINE
Date:   7/2/2018 7:48:52 PM

I do believe ARCH-KRAP is really Maxine Waters in drag.  Maxine, do you just change Walmart wigs and become the brilliant ARCHY??





Name:   MrHodja - Email Member
Subject:   You Probably Aren't Surprised
Date:   7/2/2018 8:46:54 PM

Rave on, it seems your anger is consuming you. In spite of the evil despot in the White House (duly elected in accordance with long standing law in spite of your protestations), the country is doing exceptionally well.  That must be especially hard for you to take.  I will take a crude President who gets good things done over a smarmy political wonk who tries to turn the country into something its citizens don't want.  Trump is succeeding and anyone who sells him short is in for a rude awakening.  Even the seemingly bizarre claims during the campaign that he was being wiretapped apparently have more truth than originally thought.  Enjoy your anger, but I am not sure it is deserved and expecting those on this forum to all of a sudden recant everything they believe in because of your posts is a pipe dream.





Name:   phil - Email Member
Subject:   You Probably Aren't Surprised
Date:   7/3/2018 8:35:47 AM

Auntie Archie just has his panties in a wad because Hiltery lost and his dreams of socialist/demoncrat utopia vanished.  He looks in his fun house mirror to see himself as he thinks he is. 







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