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CNN: GOP Debate

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posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:02 PM
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a reply to: neo96

There really isn't a solution to the ME. They have to fix themselves, and if it weren't for the oil, we could more or less wall them off and ignore them.

If we'd develop our own oil, we could turn our backs on them now, but we aren't allowed to do that.




posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:04 PM
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a reply to: maria_stardust

You can't be successful in business without knowing how to deal with people. And to be really successful at that, sometimes you have to be tough, and even be the bad guy. Trump has been doing that his whole life. You don't get to be successful by being weak. Trump knows how to negotiate, and he will work with others when he needs to.

Wusses and yes-men don't get things done. An example of that is our current POTUS, who is so worried about offending other countries that he has made our country weak in the eyes of the world. He actually cares more about that than about defending our country.

Our society has become so overly PC conscious, that we get offended too easily. Someone like Trump is a shock to the senses of some, because they can't grasp the possibility that someone puts success before PC.

I think the leaders of other countries will have more respect for a strong US President, and he in return will build relationships. But if other countries screw us over, Trump will have no problem telling them how it is, and that's good.

Would you rather have a pretty-boy, sweet-talker, who never says anything to offend anyone, but does not have the intelligence, strength, and common sense to get things done? Or would you rather have a rough talking person with the skills that we really need?



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:04 PM
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originally posted by: BlueAjah
a reply to: CrazyWater

He just said in the debate that he has accepted small donations, like $200 or less. He has previously said he does not need this money, but it makes people feel involved.
The people donating a little bit of money are not what the question was about. They were asking about big donors who will use that to influence him in the future. That is what he was saying he has not accepted.



These are just SOME of his "200 dollar or less donors" this was a 1 min google search

Short list of donors


From $50,000 dollors onward, again thats just a 1 min google search

Hes a damn liar



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:07 PM
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This debate was so soothing that I fell asleep and missed 40 minutes. It was a welcome change of tone.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:07 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko




If we'd develop our own oil, we could turn our backs on them now, but we aren't allowed to do that.


The church of climatology won't let that happen, and the left won't let that happen.

The middle east is only going to get bloodier when the COC is messing with their ONLY source of income.

Since the only two things the middle east exports is oil, and terrorists,

Once the oil is gone.

That only leaves one thing.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:08 PM
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originally posted by: MOMof3
a reply to: IAMTAT

Says who? My family,my friends, all are happy if Bernie or Hillary win. They will be ecstatic if Bernie wins.

It's like I never remember from 1969 to 1980's consciously thinking "I want cheap Wal Mart products". I remember hearing that thought process on the News for the first time. This is like the same mind manipulation. What I see and feel is not real according to you.
MOM...
We ARE seeing a revolution take place...before our eyes.
Sanders and Trump (and Cruz) represent that revolution.
People are waking up...and they are feeling the power they've always had...but never realized.
By "fiasco' I am talking about Hillary dealing with an indictment hanging over her head...and a powerful and serious contender gaining strength over her, in a 'fixed' nomination process.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:09 PM
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a reply to: CrazyWater

Really?? In the political world, especially for Presidential candidates, $50,000 is peanuts, and barely noticeable.

He specifically said he has been offered 5 million and more, has turned down.... I think he said 250 million? Those would be the kind of donations that are made to get a politician in your pocket.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:12 PM
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a reply to: JacKatMtn

Oddly enough, I identify as a moderate left of center. Yet, I'm throwing my support behind Kasich because he's the best shot at turning this nation around.

Bringing in a supposed "outsider" (and I use the term loosely) for the sheer sake of shaking up the establishment, is not necessarily the best way to bring about change. True change will only come when both parties are able to work productively together through genuine compromise and without polarizing BS that only serves to further divide us.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:16 PM
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a reply to: BlueAjah




Really?? In the political world, especially for Presidential candidates, $50,000 is peanuts, and barely noticeable.


It doesnt matter hes a liar, he said and YOU said 200 dollar donors
Again that was just a SHORT google search, you can find lists that has people that have donated much more.

Dishonesty is dishonesty

You want to be on the Trump band wagon thats your thing, but you only make yourself look like a fool for buying the utter and complete BS that is driveling from his mouth



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:18 PM
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I'll give the republicans credit. They wore their big boy pants tonight and had a civilized debate. Refreshing change of pace.

Kasich is the best of the group.

Rubio is a Neocon.
Cruz is a bad actor.
Trump attracts anger and aggression.
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posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:18 PM
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a reply to: IAMTAT

Well geez, if what I read is true, Trump is in courts all the time with lawsuits. Does that not speak to people that something is wrong with him too? I wish we would all send them a message and get Bernie in, dem or rep. He is harmless and can't get quarter of his social policies done and the same with a conservative.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:20 PM
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none of these clowns except maybe Kasich are fit to be President

I lost count of how many times they brought up Reagan and I lost count of how many times they wanted to repeal Obamacare, but never did I hear the alternative they are proposing to replace Obama care
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posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:20 PM
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a reply to: CrazyWater

sigh... Please think about it. To a guy like Trump, $50,000 might as well be $200. Both as meaningless to him. And he probably does not even keep track and would not know if asked. He was obviously guessing at the lower amount, not stating a fact, and made that clear.

Which is a big difference when compared to making big deals with donors in exchange for promises.
There is no donation from a special interest group or company or individual that would result in obligation, and that was the point of the question.
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posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:23 PM
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Would you rather have a pretty-boy, sweet-talker, who never says anything to offend anyone, but does not have the intelligence, strength, and common sense to get things done? Or would you rather have a rough talking person with the skills that we really need?


Did you just infer that Trump actually has those qualities and skill set?!

Let's just agree to disagree on that.

And on that note, it's time for me to get the kiddos to bed. Good night, everyone.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:23 PM
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a reply to: neo96

I think you blame too much on the left in that post...

Actually I don't think you can pinpoint the left or right, in the abhorrent way OUR govt has colluded with the UK leaders in their efforts to amass wealth for the few, in the name of the whole....

WW1 & 2 were a total betrayal to the folks.... though the folks paid the most in blood and sacrifice...

Took me awhile to realize my service in Desert shield/storm was not to free Kuwait, but to secure interests of those who weren't there with me and my fellow troops...

If THEY feel so strongly about minerals & oil, then they should fight for it.....

The folks around here just want to live a good life, raise a family, and pass on feeling fulfilled ...

oil & minerals aren't that high on the list... The American dream is about freedom, not profits...



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:25 PM
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originally posted by: MOMof3
a reply to: IAMTAT

Well geez, if what I read is true, Trump is in courts all the time with lawsuits. Does that not speak to people that something is wrong with him too? I wish we would all send them a message and get Bernie in, dem or rep. He is harmless and can't get quarter of his social policies done and the same with a conservative.

I don't disagree.
As far as Trump and lawsuits...I would suggest that any mega-businessman owning a variety of diverse businesses deals regularly with lawsuits; it goes with the territory.
Bernie and Trump are not "harmless' when they have the power of millions of angry voters behind them. They become a true force in American politics and can effect change as a result of all that power behind them.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:25 PM
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originally posted by: spiritualzombie
I'll give the republicans credit. They wore their big boy pants tonight and had a civilized debate. Refreshing change of pace.


That's because the moderators didn't start by asking stupid personal questions about accusations made by one candidate against the other. Donald Trump stopped that the last time when he told that one blond Salem radio guy that nobody listens to his show, and called all the other moderators low-lifes for asking questions that incite attacks.

Trump says exactly what I would say to arrogant media. You've got to remind them that due to social media, their importance is shrinking constantly.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:27 PM
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a reply to: IAMTAT

But no one in my circle is angry. We are feeling kind of like good things might be possible. If congress would care about moving forward instead of always looking back.



posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:28 PM
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a reply to: BlueAjah




In the political world, especially for Presidential candidates, $50,000 is peanuts, and barely noticeable.


FWIW

The Genius of Trump is his ability to stay in the limelight and get free PR. He doesn't have to spend like the rest, he has been doing free publicity circuit as part of his career for decades.

I wouldn't expect much upfront money for Trump, what I would be concerned with is kick backs after he gets elected.

He is a business man and their is more money to be made on the long term versus upfront short term benefits. Not saying that is certainly the case ,but certainly not dismissible either especially with his background.


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posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 10:29 PM
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a reply to: MOMof3

I agree

If it's Hillary or Sanders either one is fine with me, Bernie supporters are very vocal but they'll come around in November



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