Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America welcome a solid September jobs report, including a lower unemployment rate and a reduction in people leaving the labor force. They also break down the text messages among U.S. diplomats about President Trump’s approach to Ukraine, with one clearly seeing a quid pro quo and one saying it’s definitely not. And they comment on AOC declaring she’s bored with impeachment and just wants to get it done so she can keep her eyes “on the prize of social and economic and racial justice.”

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There are 8 comments.

  1. kedavis Member

    Don’t underestimate the ability of some people – especially democrat voters – to believe that a president and administration that have brought record employment etc, can be replaced with those who have opposite policies but somehow the good times will continue to roll.

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    • October 4, 2019, at 12:28 PM PDT
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  2. Arahant Member

    Is it possible that these “damning” text messages might be from someone in the State Department? A notoriously left-wing organization that has caused Republicans problems for generations? How do we know that Rep. Schiff wasn’t telling this guy what to text to have it be damning? It seems par for the course thus far. Jim, you take everything Trump or anyone associated with him does in the worst way. Your suspicions are misdirected. Look first to the Deep State with suspicion.

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    • October 4, 2019, at 12:43 PM PDT
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  3. Chris Gregerson Member

    Second time this week I can’t download or play your podcast.

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    • October 4, 2019, at 1:08 PM PDT
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  4. Arahant Member

    Chris Gregerson (View Comment):

    Second time this week I can’t download or play your podcast.

    It’s working for me. Both using the player and the download button. How are you doing it, @chrisgregerson?

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    • October 4, 2019, at 1:10 PM PDT
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  5. Chris Gregerson Member

    Arahant (View Comment):

    Chris Gregerson (View Comment):

    Second time this week I can’t download or play your podcast.

    It’s working for me. Both using the player and the download button. How are you doing it, @chrisgregerson?

    It’s working now. I download all of these podcasts the same way every time. I press the icon on the site, hit the download button on the right, right click my mouse and select Save Link As and select download as my destination file.

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    • October 4, 2019, at 3:02 PM PDT
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  6. Arahant Member

    Chris Gregerson (View Comment):
    It’s working now.

    That’s good.

    • #6
    • October 4, 2019, at 3:25 PM PDT
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  7. Taras Coolidge

    Arahant (View Comment):

    Is it possible that these “damning” text messages might be from someone in the State Department? A notoriously left-wing organization that has caused Republicans problems for generations? How do we know that Rep. Schiff wasn’t telling this guy what to text to have it be damning? It seems par for the course thus far. Jim, you take everything Trump or anyone associated with him does in the worst way. Your suspicions are misdirected. Look first to the Deep State with suspicion.

    I found Jim’s blind spot striking.

    He accuses the diplomat who wants to talk face-to-face of wanting to avoid leaving a record.

    It simply doesn’t occur to him that the diplomat who refuses to meet and keeps texting may be doing so precisely to leave a record that can be (somewhat misleadingly) deployed to damage Trump.

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    • October 4, 2019, at 4:02 PM PDT
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  8. Arahant Member

    Taras (View Comment):
    It simply doesn’t occur to him that the diplomat who refuses to meet and keeps texting may be doing so precisely to leave a record that can be (somewhat misleadingly) deployed to damage Trump.

    Yep. Deep State player.

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    • October 4, 2019, at 4:04 PM PDT
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