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The Republicans Have The Only Viable Candidates for 2016

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posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:33 PM
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I have been very disappointed with the overall quality of candidates available for the last few elections. I almost didn't vote in 2012 because I couldn't see any difference between Obama and his equally idiotic opponent, Romney. No matter which way I turn I end up with more Government overreach and control and frankly I am down to voting for whoever will do the least damage.

So, in analyzing the candidates that are available for 2016 from the major parties I end up having to give the Republicans the nod simply because they offer three political outsiders that are at least somewhat palatable. I am not sure who I would choose among Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina and Dr. Ben Carson, but they are all three much more agreeable to me than what the Democrats are offering this cycle.

I simply don't see choosing between a criminal and a crusty old Communist as any choice at all. Both of these candidates are completely unelectable in my opinion.

So if I decide to vote I hope that one of the candidates available will be on of the political outsiders offered by the Republicans. I and many other Americans are tired of choosing between two tired old politicians.




posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:38 PM
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If Mitt Romney had won the election, we would have been so much better off than the "hope 'n change" transformed America we have now. He had the political capability and the business acumen to run the country intelligently and successfully.

I like all three of the ones you mentioned, especially Carly Fiorina. I'm still a little leary of Trump, but I do think he would absolutely understand how to get things done on the domestic front. It is the foreign policy stuff that has me a bit concerned, but...hey....maybe his approach is exactly what is needed.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:40 PM
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Still way too early. The anointed establishment picks will pop up near the end having avoided all of the attention and foibles the early runners are designed for.


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posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:41 PM
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a reply to: Metallicus

Bernie is not a communist...

Carly can't stop taking pages out of Clintons play book and lying, trump is just a guy that says "things are going to be great" and Carson is just kinda meh.

Would rather see Paul out of that field.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:44 PM
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a reply to: Sremmos80

But do you not see socialist = communist in some peoples view. Wrong of course.
Just a mudslinging tactic.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:45 PM
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There's a difference between "viable" and "electable."

Bit early to throw out all the "it's time for a woman in office" votes already, I think.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:47 PM
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There might be a decent candidate in that Republican clown car but it sure doesn't look like it.

It's hard to believe who the frontrunners are.

I guess I'll have to hold my nose and vote for Clinton if any of the get the nomination .



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:48 PM
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a reply to: Metallicus

The belief and fallacy that one man or one woman, can be elected and change our country back to it's Constitutional values, is sheer madness! It's like putting one healthy cell into a petri dish filled with cancerous cells. Soon that healthy cell will become cancerous.

It will take "we the people" to end the corruption, but unfortunately, the cancer we want to defeat, has infected all of us! We are now so polarized over religion, sexuality, and political religion, that we have forgotten the true meaning of freedom.

I see a push for globalism, which has no room for the Constitution and it's values. With that being said, I would rather burn in hell than submit to another 4 years of another global puppet.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:49 PM
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a reply to: DelMarvel

As an outsider I do not see many strong candidates from either side but Trump oh go on all vote for him it would be funny for the rest of the world
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posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:49 PM
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It's difficult for me to be enthusiastic at all about any political candidate. I really try hard not to be cynical, but I really don't think it matters who's president any more. Maybe a true outsider would make a difference. I just don't have that much confidence in much of anything anymore.

Maybe a true outsider would be a good change. Sure.. you've convinced me. Trump, Carson or Fiorina it is. Just as long as it's not the crook Hillary.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:53 PM
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originally posted by: queenofswords
If Mitt Romney had won the election, we would have been so much better off than the "hope 'n change" transformed America we have now. He had the political capability and the business acumen to run the country intelligently and successfully.

I like all three of the ones you mentioned, especially Carly Fiorina. I'm still a little leary of Trump, but I do think he would absolutely understand how to get things done on the domestic front. It is the foreign policy stuff that has me a bit concerned, but...hey....maybe his approach is exactly what is needed.


You may be right. Ultimately I voted for Gary Johnson which was a futile gesture, but better than not voting at all I suppose.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 04:56 PM
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originally posted by: DelMarvel
There might be a decent candidate in that Republican clown car but it sure doesn't look like it.

It's hard to believe who the frontrunners are.

I guess I'll have to hold my nose and vote for Clinton if any of the get the nomination .


I find it odd that you would vote for the most vile of all the candidates on either side. She is clearly a dishonest, borderline sociopath. At least Bernie is honest about what he is even if that isn't something I would want in charge of my country.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 05:00 PM
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Carly Fiorina favors waterboarding, so if you're okay with that ....

The one factor that stands a chance of helping the country last through the next administration is this: Whoever gets elected President is just that - President, not Emperor. It doesn't matter what "reforms" any candidate runs on, he/she still has to sell it to (the admittedly corrupt) Congress.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 05:28 PM
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History within the last several decades have shown that a candidate endorsed by either the GOP or the DNC will not be viable for the masses.

Each GOP and DNC endorsed candidate have only been viable to the lobbyist , Oligopolies and largest Corporations with deep pockets.

This coming election like the last several ones will be no different despite the rhetoric.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 05:46 PM
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Bernie is not a communist...


Same difference.

Socialist is just 'commie' lite.

Ends the same way.

State gets to call all the shots, Everything is basically nationalized, and the only 'oiligarchs' there are is those 535 people on Capitol Shill.

On topic:

I am seriously considering just staying home come November 2016.

I don't see ANY real choices.

2016 is shaping up to be a' choice' of dumb, and dumber.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 05:48 PM
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originally posted by: neo96
a reply to: Sremmos80




Bernie is not a communist...


Same difference.

Socialist is just 'commie' lite.

Ends the same way.

State gets to call all the shots, Everything is basically nationalized, and the only 'oiligarchs' there are is those 535 people on Capitol Shill.

On topic:

I am seriously considering just staying home come November 2016.

I don't see ANY real choices.

2016 is shaping up to be a' choice' of dumb, and dumber.


Ah, don't stay home! Admit it! You at least want Ben Carson, so you can have 4 years to call anyone on the left "racist" for not liking his policies!



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 05:50 PM
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It's clear that we still have people who believe democrats and republicans are different.



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 05:52 PM
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Carly Fiorina the woman that ran HP into the ground, made millions in salary and fired thousands of Employees and made out with a 20 million dollar resigning bonus.

Donald Trump, the crusty old blowhard that inherited millions from his daddy, took in millions more in welfare from tax payers and has had several bankruptcies...

Ben Carson, the religious zealot that performed research on fetuses and is now against it, compared homosexuality to bestiality, etc

Yeah I could see how this bunch seems electable if you're a wing nut
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posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 05:57 PM
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originally posted by: muse7
Carly Fiorina the woman that ran HP into the ground, made millions in salary and fired thousands of Employees and made out with a 20 million dollar resigning bonus.


How come the Democrats don't have an African American running?

Now that right there is a one hell of a whopper of a political conspiracy! No argue about Fiorina, but let's talk about the party who screams racist and yet does NOT have a candidate representing those of African American heritage in their line up!



posted on Sep, 29 2015 @ 05:57 PM
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a reply to: Trueman




It's clear that we still have people who believe democrats and republicans are different.


Unfortunately, they are the majority and they are the ones responsible for the mess that we are in.

They are insane by thinking that going back and forth between a GOP or DNC candidate makes a difference despite what history has shown.

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