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The Tools of the Dictator----Fear, A Scapegoat, Intimidation and Donald Trump

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posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 03:47 AM
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originally posted by: and14263
a reply to: GD21D

Bang on.

A celebrity obsessed nation needs a celebrity to vote for.

The appeal to the lack of education? Close to the bone but very true. He tells idiots what they want to hear.

The MSN feature him because he gets clicks and hits. It's a cycle.


obama or hillary is not a celeb?

Aren't they reality stars too?

paparazzi, cameras, people quoting you all day long, waiting for the next color pantsuit?
Wondering what you had for lunch at the iowa state fair, making the evening news 5-7 nites a week.

they all want to be on tv 24/7.




posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 03:59 AM
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originally posted by: and14263
a reply to: BatheInTheFountain

You're not being very specific, 'dude'.

Perhaps give me some names and dates.

And you mention the constitution? Man alive the rest of the world has their head in hands whilst it is being pissed on by your leaders.

I'll give you the music, but that came from black people you were exploiting!!!!

You know Europe is made up of many countries... Plus America was forced into war due to Pearl Harbour. And what happened to the Nazis left over? You imported them!


Zey ver scientists!

Europe was nice when I was there a couple yrs ago. Don't know if I'd go back now.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 04:02 AM
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originally posted by: and14263
a reply to: GD21D

Bang on.

A celebrity obsessed nation needs a celebrity to vote for.

The appeal to the lack of education? Close to the bone but very true. He tells idiots what they want to hear.

The MSN feature him because he gets clicks and hits. It's a cycle.




I would give you 10 stars for that if i could



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 07:20 AM
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a reply to: links234

In my opinion, when Trump says lets Make America Great Again, his massive ego is actually saying lets make Trump great. It is always just all about him!



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 07:52 AM
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a reply to: BatheInTheFountain

I agree Trump is loonballs, but there are plenty of other choices out there such as John Kasich and Marco Rubio, both of whom have viable policy proposals and solid ideas on getting America on the right track again.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 09:43 AM
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a reply to: burgerbuddy
Obama would have been a much better speech writer or lecturer, given his oratorical skills, than he turned out to be as President. The mess and damage he is leaving behind resulting from his ineffective policies and lack of leadership will take years to correct.

Unfortunately, Hillary will only mean four more years of Obama policies.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 09:53 AM
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a reply to: 727Sky

What I'm concerned about is the kind of staff he would retain, and whether he would simply fire them if he they don't tell him what he wants to hear when they advise him.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 11:37 AM
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a reply to: proximo
This is America and you're entitled to your opinion. But I'm also entitled to mine and name calling accomplishes nothing. At least you see Trump has flaws.

Take a long look at John Kasich who has a good track record as Governor of Ohio, and at Marco Rubio, an up and coming young man with sound ideas on how to defeat Isis and strengthen our military after Obama has badly weakened it. These candidates have real policy proposals.

Trump, on the other hand, is just an empty barrel and therefore simply rattles the loudest. This entertainer should look after his casinos and hotels, do reality T.V. shows, and leave the serious matter of running for President of the United States to others who have more to offer America than a big mouth and a massive ego.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 12:13 PM
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a reply to: and14263

There is no question that our electoral process is flawed and has been subject to corruption. This sad state of affairs has been going on far too long and needs to be cleaned up without doubt.

As for Trump, he doesn't need to be corrupted by the elites. He is fully capable of doing the corrupting all by himself and has had plenty of experience doing so.

Too bad he has had no experience in international affairs or domestic policy matters or in any other area necessary for someone who would be President of the United States. His lack of any concrete proposals as to how to deal with the nation's many problems speaks volumes.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 12:58 PM
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The question is how and why can a racist zenophobic megalomaniac and supreme demagogue have such broad appeal to the American electorate when our friends in Canada and Europe know him for exactly what he is?


That right there folks is some supreme demagoguery.

I honestly don't give a snip what people from other countries 'think' of him.

That bunch of RACIST,XENOPHOBIC's dealing with their own immigration issues.

In case some people haven't been paying attention.
edit on 22-2-2016 by neo96 because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 01:12 PM
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a reply to: neo96

What other countries think of a person running for President does matter because America is in need of strong allies and friends to effectively deal with international issues. Trump has already alienated many of those allies and friends.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 01:32 PM
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a reply to: whyamIhere

I also respect your opinion. But there are far better alternatives out there from which to chose other than Trump, who doesn't offer America anything other than empty rhetoric and megalomania borne of a massive ego.

Listen to the substantive policies offered by Gov. John Kasich of Ohio who has balanced the budget and done good things for the residents of a difficult state. Kasich has executive experience and is well qualified for the office of President.

Another excellent alternative is Marco Rubio who has provided concrete plans to defeat Isis and to strengthen our armed forces.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 02:32 PM
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a reply to: kendix1960

Been paying to the last EIGHT YEARS ?

A president can kiss their butts all they want, doesn't make a damn bit of difference when we spy on them.

Like the current administration has been.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 02:55 PM
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a reply to: kendix1960

Epstein's little black book.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 04:03 PM
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a reply to: neo96

The less said about the current pathetic administration of Obama the better. The country would probably just as soon forget about same. Unfortunately the mess Obama is leaving behind will make that quite impossible as his successor will be cleaning up that mess for a long time.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 06:13 PM
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a reply to: kendix1960

I am very familiar with kasich and Rubio. I would never vote for either, especially Rubio, because they are clearly for sale to the highest bidder.

The system has to change, they would be more of the same.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 06:23 PM
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a reply to: proximo

While it's true that there is an awful lot of corruption in our electoral system, I haven't really noticed that Gov. Kasich and Sen.Marco Rubio are in that category. But you need to vote your conscience and I do respect your absolute right as an American to do just that! I only wish to reiterate that Donald Trump is surely as corrupt as they come.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 06:49 PM
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originally posted by: GD21D
I'm not a fan of Trump to be honest. I think he understands how to appeal to the lowest common denominator by telling idiots what they want to hear. He's a savvy entertainer and businessman, and that, in my opinion, is what appeals to a lot of people. As far as any rational policy, Trump is basically an empty suit.

With that being said, why all the hyperbole of terms like "dictator"? Do people even understand what a dictatorship is? If Donald Trump were a potential dictator, why would he even utilize the electoral process? People intend to vote for him. You may not like him.... Hell, I can't stand him.... But if he's elected then he has mandate. Sorry, but that's the way democracy works. Sometimes the guy you don't like get's elected. Sometimes you're on the outside of popular will. It's just the way it is.

Instead of smearing someone with hyperbole, your time may be better spent promoting better ideas.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 06:55 PM
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Many have noticed the undeniable parallels between Hitler's 1938 rise to power in Germany and Trump's ascent on our current political scene, so I hardly think there has been any use of hyperbole here.

Better ideas are clearly seen in the views openly expressed by Gov. Kasich and Sen. Rubio. Trump hasn't expressed any tangible plan for dealing with the issues facing the country. All he does is make a lot of boisterous noise.



posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 07:22 PM
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Our presidential elections- they have become puppet shows.

They have opinion makers and leaders on each side, supplying a few critical flashpoint incidents to create argument.
So, when creating propaganda, you try and create your own rebellion, to give natural born rebels the illusion of control.
That way, you secretly control both sides by creating an artificial war that hides away the main issue
The average joe has 3 seconds of time to devote to a given subject.

They create artifacts- image based, that will help shape that opinion
They bury hidden messages in inconsequential jokes.
They create artificial communities that recreate the rebel/majority fight across different issues.......

As a society, we're basically begging for somebody to do our thinking for us!
As long as there's a vacuum of curiosity, there will be someone more than happy to fill in the blanks for us.



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