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Donald Trump is poised for the strongest primary performance in modern history

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posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:00 PM
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American Idol had the highest viewership at one time, that doesn't make it the best show ever. In fact it was quite shallow, something the majority seem to gravitate toward.
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posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:00 PM
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originally posted by: matafuchs
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

Exactly. Thanks for adding absolutely nothing to this thread. In fact, I do not think I have seen a comment about what the OP is actually about except one lone post.


To be clear my point is this.

I actually believe your OP i think Trump could very well win the nomination in a landslide.

Its just that for the rest of the world the idea of Trump becoming president is as funny as Bush becoming president. Twice.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:01 PM
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originally posted by: matafuchs
a reply to: tadaman

Calling people retarded is pretty harsh, do you not think? I like the goldfish idea though only if it is the one from American Dad...

Crazy is doing the same thing over and over and over expecting the same result. Sometimes I wish that is was not Trump who was leading this because it is so easy for so many to just dismiss him and not really look at what he is doing. We keep electing people who are beholden to those who get them elected.

This is causing the GOP and DNC elite, who have controlled every election since 1960, to say 'Houston, we have a problem".


No, I am not refering to handicapped people and I doubt a single person thought that, not even you. This "democracy" has done nothing but give us one useless puppet and celebrity after another. Yet another businessman elected as opposed to a lawyer. OOOOOH joy.

I am supposed to feel represented? Me, an American in one of the leanest times since an actual depression is supposed to feel represented by an elite and absurdly rich guy?.......... All the while work and life only gets harder and all effort is funneled into already bloated pockets.

And here comes my hero. Trump

The ONLY thing he has going for him is his personality IMO, and most people hate that. I like it. I am just

ASHAMED of my democracy that only offers up candidate after candidate from a limited pool of RETARDED people leading a nation of retards. Failed little princes who have done nothing but serve themselves to the detriment of our health and happiness as a people.

The puppets these little princes elect in this archaic and maladjusted representative democracy DO NOT represent our people. TRUMP DOES NOT represent our people.

This is a mistake like all others that were done over everyone's head. Why even go through this song and dance. Its a joke. Elect the guy and lets move on. I am sure the time can be better spent looking for someone to blame when we have to endure more of the same.

It doesnt even matter anymore. Democracy is dead in this country. We are offered NO choices to choose from, only boxes to check.



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posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:03 PM
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a reply to: Sremmos80

It is. Solutions. The point being Corporations have different goals that gov't, or at least, should.

The ability and will to solve is the point. The alternative? Two individuals, after a lifetime of activity which have no particular achievement of note and one that has a litany of screw-ups under her belt.

They make the choice rather easy....



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:07 PM
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I dont get trump fans, they apllaud when he insults people, then cry when he gets called out, where so scared lol.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:09 PM
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You'd think that someone who wrote a book called "The Art of the Deal" would be a dead give away to the masses that the guy is a snakeoil salesman...

But apparently, there seems to be many many people who wouldn't know a carpetbagger if he/she jumped up and bit them in the ass.

At least all the other skallywags have the wherewithall to hide behind the curtain playing their con games recognizing that some of the citizens might actually have more than two brains cells to rub together and put a stop to it... They apparently have a respectful fear of the citizens.

But not Donald Trump, nope.

He obviously believes that the majority of citizens do not have the brainpower to recognize a con game when they see it.

Hell, he steps out from behind the curtain and displays it loud and proud like a peacock without any fear of repercussion whatsoever.


And guess what !

It looks like he might be right afterall.

Score one for "The Donald".




... and the wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round...




posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:11 PM
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a reply to: nwtrucker

Should being the qualifier there.

We have a track record of Trump really only caring about him and him making money. While he outsourced jobs and then hired immigrants to do the work here. But yet we are all ready to drink his kool aid his spitting out in front of a podium about how he is going to change that...
The choice maybe easy to you, but I don't think you listen or really look at the other two much.

The face that the GOP race has came down to Cruz and Trump is sad, there was much better candidates in that pool of 16 than those two. Shoulda came down to Paul and Rubio to me.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:12 PM
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Perception is everything when it comes to human perspective.

Therefore, if Trump was elected as president the US would lose all respect as a powerful nation that welcomes diversity from the international community. It would also validate every negative stereotype (some) people around the world have of Americans... as in being a population of people who are obsessed with feeble minded reality tv shows and eat to much Mcdonalds, who lack any knowledge of reality outside of the US.

Having a bigoted reality tv personality as president would be like a noose the American people used to hang their reputation with. The US would become the laughing stock of the world.

..... Just saying.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:12 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs



No wonder we had to win your last two World Wars...


All due respect, but it is tough to say with confidence that we would have won WW2 without the Communist Soviet Union. In all actuality, they won the war for us.

As for the topic in the OP, Trump may be making history with his support but it will not mean anything if he can't win against Hillary or Sanders. In both RCP average polls Trump is losing to either candidate. They numbers have tightened a bit after the last Democrat debate vs. Hillary and Sanders has a strong lead over Trump, but he is still trailing.
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posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:12 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

It just goes to prove that the American people are fed up with the choice between one rotted egg and one rotted egg - its why there has been lackluster turnout at the polls for years now, there was no one worth supporting. Now, there is someone running who gives us someone to get behind - so people will.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:18 PM
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a reply to: tadaman

I agree with much of what you have said. I am looking at this, hopefully, to be a turning point on both sides of the aisle. You have Hillary burning. Jeb can't poll higher than 10% after 200 million spent on a Campaign. You should be able to elect a goldfish for that much money. Like that small town that elected a cat as mayor because they hated all the candidates. People are sick and tired. The biggest con was Obama and i think that was the last straw. I did not vote for him but he polarized and nation but then allowed his handlers to make the decisions.

If Trumpe can split the party lines even further can we not see some light at the end of the tunnel and maybe, just maybe, in 2020 there can be 3 or 4 parties represented?



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:21 PM
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originally posted by: Sremmos80
a reply to: nwtrucker

Should being the qualifier there.

We have a track record of Trump really only caring about him and him making money. While he outsourced jobs and then hired immigrants to do the work here. But yet we are all ready to drink his kool aid his spitting out in front of a podium about how he is going to change that...
The choice maybe easy to you, but I don't think you listen or really look at the other two much.

The face that the GOP race has came down to Cruz and Trump is sad, there was much better candidates in that pool of 16 than those two. Shoulda came down to Paul and Rubio to me.


I find it fascinating how much time admitted left supporters spend addressing the right's candidates....

Both your two choices are Establishment Republican minions. Of course, you'd prefer them.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:22 PM
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I don't think in the long run Trump is really going to care about the average American. He'll end up a different flavor of what we have had for decades. There are big changes that need to be made and I don't think he will either be able to do it or actually try. Those benefiting from the machine at this point are not going to give it up, IMO.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:25 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

I am not laughing.

I am deeply sad, not for myself or my nation, but for all nations. This man will take the nation that much of the world once had great respect for, and rape it for profit, whore it out like a streetwalker to the highest bidder, while using force to do the job of diplomacy, and when that fails to please him, when he has already played both pimp and john to every stretch of land on the globe, he will set it all on fire, just for the pleasure of watching it burn. The man is morally retarded, megalomaniacal, and egotistical beyond belief. The only thing that makes for is a good criminal. It does not make for a good president. He will divide nation against nation, neighbour against neighbour, brother against brother, and there will never be peace as long as he sits in power.

And meanwhile, those who wanted to free their nation by riding the errant strands of his toupee will either knuckle under and take whatever scraps they are thrown, or be bludgeoned aside by Trump zealots, with cudgels and automatic weapons, never allowing themselves to admit that they were wrong in either case, or weeping because they were.

I do not laugh. I only prepare.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:26 PM
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I find it fascinating how much time admitted left supporters spend addressing the right's candidates....


How many of our your post have had to do with Clinton and Sanders.



Both your two choices are Establishment Republican minions.

If being somewhat reasonable and not bat # crazy makes you an establishment then I guess it is what it is.
Never seen Paul called that before tho, Rubio sure.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:37 PM
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I could never bring myself to vote for Trump.

"he's got the globalists running scared!"

I'm sorry, I'm just not buying it. The man opens his mouth and lies, hatred, and ego fall from his mouth.

Anyway, a friend of mine recently showed me a video of Trump and his absolute appraisal of The Wicked Witch. His words, not mine, "Typically the economy does better under Democrat presidencies," I have absolutely NO idea how someone can actually see him as being an "outsider."

Then again, while spending upwards of ten hours in hospital waiting rooms over the last few weeks, I'm not buying Trump's BS. He is being hailed by the media for being an "outsider," and it literally played like a trailer for Batman v. Superman - CNN especially just wouldn't stop talking about the "battle between insiders and outsiders."

Sorry, folks - I'm just not buying this bread and circus show. I know many people who have unfettered support for Trump, just recently my mother told me "he has balls, it's what we need to take our country back!," upon asking her what exactly "it is," they we need to take back, how we plan on "taking it back," the dialogue quickly shifted to the good-ol "he's a businessman, not a politician," as if there is any sort of difference.

Alan Greenspan and Zbigniew Brezenski aren't "career politicians," and have arguably done just as much damage as the imaginary "career politicians," (who are these people? Can we have specifics, please?) that people so vehemently villify.

Anyway - I wouldn't call Trump a "Nazi," although his ideals that trash the 1st amendment are pretty troubling... but I digress, for whenever Republican presidencies pass legislation that violate our Consitutional rights (Patriot Act, domestic NSA surveillance), there is hardly a peep from the woodworks.

There's something that doesn't sit right with me about Trump. Whether it be him suggesting he would date his daughter, his unparalleled love for himself and his business, the constant gloating/bragging about how smart he is, suggesting Muslims self-identify by wearing special patches, suggesting building a wall to keep Mexicans out and have Mexicans pay for it, his very Orwellian take on "I love war, I'm actually pretty good at war," and his inability to take any sort of criticism with integrity, I just don't see Trump is being a calm and collected individual who actually cares about the 300+ million Americans.

I've heard it before, "Trump represents the average American more than any other candidate."

LOL - where's my small loan of a million dollars (adjusted for inflation, how many millions is it in 2016 dollars?) for pops - and I'm nearly positive I haven't declared bankruptcy four times, and I have never been divorced.

*Insert something here about the presidential candidate that lived in a three-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn.

More so than Donald Trump, his fanbase and supporters are what truly worry me. I said the same thing about Obummer, people voting because they like what the candidate has to say - rather than supporting a candidate based on how they stand on an issue or policy.

Trump may be a businessman, but I don't know, personally I wouldn't consider to be a country with 300+ million individuals from a myriad of cultural background to be a "business," but I digress.

I'm pretty stoked about this wall Trump is going to build, and as I've said before - a very simple search can inform one of the number of illegals that come through other ventures as opposed to the "Mexican border," but - I personally am stoked to see a wall being built straight up into the stratosphere and down to the core of the Earth to prevent airplane/underground tunneling into the United States.

I've become so disappointed with the state of American politics - that at this point, who honestly cares? We have a megalomaniac, a "Communist," as people say, a woman that's committed crimes that would land any one of us in Federal prison, a guy that believes that the pyramids were to store some dude from the Bibles grain, another woman that rides off of the back of her dead child to push an "anti-drug," stance (although her child succumbed to legal drugs), we have one guy who was born in Canada (this was a big deal in '08, suddenly it's all good?), an obese man who preaches about addictions/health, Jeb Bush (nuff said), and another guy who looks like he just graduated high school (Rubio).

Rand Paul isn't even mentioned - I wonder why that is - it's honestly beyond a joke at this point in time.

I sure do envy the optimism some have in thinking that Trump is the antithesis of "the establishment." I could waste my time providing a few links of Donnie talking about how much he supports not only Bill but also Hilary Clinton, and the MANY instances in which he's suggested he leans more towards Democrat, but I'm not wasting my time lol.

Donnie has flip-flopped on virtually every issue - prime example, the Ted Cruz birther non-sense. Trump said awhile back that he had all of his people check out Cruz's paperwork and that he's fine to run for president - and again, Trump's words, not mine; "It wasn't really an issue until he started doing well," then - of course, Trump goes on the offensive to attack Cruz and his "ineligibility," to run for President.

In my opinion, he is absolutely no different than the vast majority of media-whores, it doesn't matter if he's a "career politician," the guy has some issues if you ask me.

"Unconsciously or consciously every woman flirted with me on The Apprenctice. That was to be expected."

"If you're really, really, really smart - like me,"

"And it doesn't take a genius - even though I am a genius,"

"I hit him with a PADLOCK!... and his name was BOB!"

"From what I've seen, the economy typically does better under Democrat presidencies,"

"I'm a big fan of Hilary - she gets things done, and I've been a friend to Bill for many years,"

"I'm going to build a wall, and it will be a Great Wall,"

Oh - and making fun of a disabled reporters physical handicap?

Hahahahahah, Trump is truly "making America great again," alright. If Trump does get the election, I guarantee that within four years all of those who have kissed his feet will be the first to start preaching about how "we need to get that bum out of office," or - Obama will be blamed for everything that happens within the next presidency.

My favorite excuse from Trump supporters is how he is a "capitalist," and how he represents a "free market."

You mean the "free market," in which some banking institutions were "too big to fail," and therefore were bailed out by tax-payer funded money? This is called corporate welfare, and it directly contradicts a "free market," sort of how those who self-identify as a certain religion are protected under the 1st amendment (1st clause), and it's Unconsitutional to force them to wear special badges to self-identify.

Could you imagine the outrage if someone proposed that all Christains self-identify by wearing special patches due to Christain extremism and violence? And yes - it does happen, all over the world. South Africa?

Anyone? Buehller?



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:37 PM
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a reply to: introvert

"Actually", without the 55 infantry divisions and 11 armored divisions the Germans had tied up in Europe fearing a second front, the Nazis would have wiped the Soviet Union out.

Believe the polls as you will.....



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:37 PM
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a reply to: introvert

The only polls that matter are the voting polls.

The republican party, after the socialist take-over of the democratic party, kept moving farther and farther left in order to pick up more of the moderate left leaning voters, thus creating a left wing republican party who is indistinguishable from the socialist democratic party.

Most Americans are done with it, are done with the same policies and tired of the infringement of our constitutional rights. If you want to stop crime, enforce the laws that exist, don't create more and more. If we don't want to end up like Germany with over 600 women raped by immigrants in one night and a country that is on the brink of loosing it, we need to get a handle on who is coming into this country.

I don't want to live in the UK, if I did I would move there. It is not up to someone in any other country who determines what is right or wrong for me and mine - its up to me and mine. There was a time in this country when people would not have tolerated what we live and deal with every day. Most older people thought they would never live to see a day like today in this country, yet they wake up to it daily now.

This is America, and we are all Americans. Not everyone will agree, but more agree with Trump than anyone thinks at current moment. Its time for a stand, and its a stand we can take at the polls.



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:38 PM
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originally posted by: matafuchs
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

No, I do not think they are laughing at us. They are scared. The international community know who he is. A shrewd, cutthroat business man who gets things done. He is not a politician that can be bought and bend over. I am sure they are worried that their foreign aid is going to dry up as he has promised.


We're talking about the Donald here and not someone else?

Your post was about the Donald until the "The international community know who he is. A shrewd, cutthroat business man who gets things done. " He is nothing of the sort in business.

Really.

Derek



posted on Jan, 21 2016 @ 03:47 PM
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a reply to: TrueBrit

Goodness. You paint a bleak picture.

I see the current picture already in that circumstance.

The whores and pimps you refer to are already employed...in Washington D.C.. They hold both sides of the aisle.

In all honesty, there IS risk in a Trump Presidency. There is also hope. You may not see it. I and many others do. We see no hope in the remainder. (Perhaps there is one or two that are being tossed out unjustly with the bathwater, but sobeit.)

The very fact that he is disliked by the left, the establishment right, the media-the corporations, HELLO?, media is corporations- says perhaps this guys is for real.

There is absolutely no way Hillary or Sanders get any traction with the right.



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