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I just want a real person, not a super fake politically correct liar.
Trump talks just like everyone I know in regular life.
These politicians aren't used to it, which shows just how far removed they are from us.
I'm saying Trump is the only real choice you guys have.
You need someone capable of turning things around and who is not a coward.
Someone very crafty in business.
He will make China pay for what it has done to America.
originally posted by: matafuchs
a reply to: introvert
It is time for common sense to solving problems not decisions based on special interest monies.
The world has become a 3 minute platform for the next pumped up news story.
Let me be clear—I am pro-life. I support that position with exceptions allowed for rape, incest or the life of the mother being at risk. I did not always hold this position, but I had a significant personal experience that brought the precious gift of life into perspective for me. My story is well documented, so I will not retell it here. However, what I will do with the remaining space is express my feelings about life, and the culture of life, as we approach the 43nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade.
I build things. There is a process involved in building things. We tap into a lot of disciplines with engineering being one of the most important. The rules for putting structures together are as strict as are the rules of physics. These rules have stood the test of time and have become the path to putting together structures that endure and are beautiful. America, when it is at its best, follows a set of rules that have worked since our founding. One of those rules is that we, as Americans, revere life and have done so since our Founders made it the first, and most important, of our “inalienable” rights.
Over time, our culture of life in this country has started sliding toward a culture of death. Perhaps the most significant piece of evidence to support this assertion is that since Roe v. Wade was decided by the Supreme Count 43 years ago over 50 million Americans never had the chance to enjoy the opportunities offered by this country. They never had the chance to become doctors, musicians, farmers, teachers, husbands, fathers, sons or daughters. They never had the chance to enrich the culture of this nation or to bring their skills, lives, loves or passions into the fabric of country. They are missing, and they are missed.
The Supreme Court in 1973 based their decision on imagining rights and liberties in the Constitution that are nowhere to be found. Even if we take the court at its word, that abortion is a matter of privacy, we should then extend the argument to the logical conclusion that private funds, then, should subsidize this choice rather than the half billion dollars given to abortion providers every year by Congress. Public funding of abortion providers is an insult to people of conscience at the least and an affront to good governance at best.
If using taxpayer money to facilitate our slide to a culture of death was not enough, the 1973 decision became a landmark decision demonstrating the utter contempt the court had for federalism and the 10th Amendment. Roe v. Wade gave the court an excuse to dismantle the decisions of state legislatures and the votes of the people. This is a pattern that the court has repeated over and over again since that decision. Perhaps Roe v. Wade became yet another incidence of disconnect between the people and their government.
We are in the middle of a presidential political cycle and votes will be cast in just days. The citizens of this nation will have the chance to vote for candidates that are aligned with their individual worldviews. It is my hope that they will choose the builder, the man who has the ability to imagine the greatness of this nation. The next President must follow those principles that work best and that reinforce the reverence Americans hold for life. A culture of life is too important to let slip away for convenience or political correctness. It is by preserving our culture of life that we will Make America Great Again.
Trumps Answers to Sessions Questions to all the candidates - Link
Sessions’ questionnaire consisted of five straightforward questions addressing immigration, trade, and crime in the United States.
The first candidate to reply to Sessions’ questionnaire was GOP frontrunner Donald J. Trump. In his response, Trump declares, “After my inauguration, for the first time in decades, Americans will wake up in a country where their immigration laws are enforced.”
Trump’s full, unedited answers to the Sessions’ test are below:
originally posted by: introvert
Trump is nothing like me. I don't talk like him , I don't think like him and he does not represent my "values" in any way.
The OP can be summed up pretty nicely: "Trump is an asshole. Hey, I'm an asshole too! Trump is just like us."
Give me a break.
This is what I actually like about Trump the best. He treats me like I am literate and have a brain, not like I am a puppet to be moved around at their will.
When Donald Trump announced his presidential campaign, he decried the lack of intelligence of elected officials in characteristically blunt terms.
“How stupid are our leaders?” he said. “How stupid are they?”
But with his own choice of words and his short, simple sentences, Trump’s speech could have been comprehended by a fourth-grader. Yes, a fourth-grader.
The Republican candidates — like Trump — who are speaking at a level easily understood by people at the lower end of the education spectrum are outperforming their highfalutin opponents in the polls. Simpler language resonates with a broader swath of voters in an era of 140-character Twitter tweets and 10-second television sound bites, say specialists on political speech.
Is Your Business Writing Too Smart for Its Own Good?
So what reading level should you aim for? Even if the majority of your audience has graduated from high school, you don’t necessarily want to target 12th grade. The reading level of your audience is constantly fluctuating and two people of the same age and same educational background may still read at different levels.
Aim for a level of around 6th or 7th grade for maximum impact. Not only does this allow you to reach audience members who may not be the strongest at reading comprehension, it’s simple enough to get your message across quickly. Even audience members who read at higher levels will respond better to copy written at a 6th or 7th grade level.
When writing at this reading level, be sure to incorporate the following techniques:
It tells us that you are listening...otherwise you would not be so intrigued.
The average Facebook posts run at 5th grade level, advertising at a lower level also - and this is recommended!
Let's face it, he gets your attention! Then more intelligent people come along and explain it to you!
How many times have we heard Trump has no policies, no stances, nothing to say to the public, that he is running on air. Yet time and time again we show his policies, his stances, what he has to say to the public, and that is running on a very sincere platform but still people continue in the same clueless rhetoric.
I'd say it seems like good policy, and its working quite well for Trump.