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originally posted by: spinalremain
a reply to: nwtrucker
Trump supports China.
Don't support this guy. He buys from China, then cries foul.
originally posted by: Flatfish
a reply to: nwtrucker
The only thing I don't understand, is your support of Trump.
If Trump was against free trade and the outsourcing of American jobs, why does he have his "Trump" line of apparel produced in China & Mexico?
Do you honestly believe that he can't make a profit producing $60 neck ties with American labor?
Why does he utilize the foreign worker visa program to find employees for his businesses?
Why does he even willing to go to the point of hiring illegal immigrants on his construction sites?
In establishment politics, you have those who are bought out and those who buy them.
IMO, Trump is a buyer who has never looked out for anyone other than Trump. That's why he thinks it's perfectly fine to utilize Imminent Domain to enhance his private business and profit margins.
Did I mention the fact that you would be hard pressed to find a bigger narcissistic, egotist personality than Donald Trump.
For me, the questions are, which candidate is not bought out by special interest money?
Which candidate is not a special interest buyer?
Which candidate is not preaching one business philosophy while practicing another?
Which candidate does not go on the special interest speaking circuit?
Answer; Bernie Sanders!
originally posted by: jkm1864
a reply to: aorAki
Just because You call Rossie O'donnel a fat slob doesn't mean You are a misogynist. I have yet found a man that finds Her attractive or anything but annoying.
originally posted by: John_Rodger_Cornman
a reply to: nwtrucker
Why do you believe libertarians are drug addicts?
originally posted by: nwtrucker
First, I left the Democrats during the Reagan era. Became more and more a Republican, slowly became frustrated over the years with that organization and moved further right, generally supporting the Tea Party. ( I had a hard time relating to Libertarians. It's hard to talk to people who have a buzz on.)
Now I'm in Trump's camp. Don't even know what to call it. The none of the above party?? The middle finger salute group?? Trumpettes? Trumpeters?
Leaving the conservative movement largely due to the betrayal by it's leaders for their personal gain, I retain SOME of the purported 'values' used to ensnare us.
I leave behind the obvious flaws, first and foremost, "Free Trade". It's a fraud. It doesn't work to anyone's benefit other than apolitical Corporate leaders-not all of them- and foreign nations....at our expense. To this day, Rush and the rest of the 'Conservative' pundits promote 'Free Trade' as a mainstay of the Conservative movement. If free trade is fundamental to 'conservatism' I'm done with it.
Like it or not, the new party is forming as we speak. Granted, it's motivated by a bunch of pissed-off people, but sobeit. It needs articulation. It is supported more on the right than the left, but has support across the political spectrum.
Irrespective of whether Trump wins this election or not, the momentum will continue into the next election cycle.
Off the top? I'd say a mixture of both. Social programs work on small scales. State, city and county levels....voted in by their constituents. NOT imposed on those states where they do not desire those solutions. Basic education, local services, hospital, police, infrastructure....all are social solutions....and more importantly, workable. A basic tenet of the my version of Conservatism has been "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." Guess what regional socialism worked, therefore I call label it as a conservative tenet!
National socialism? Garbage! It's a tough call to label which is the worse, national socialism or 'free trade'??? (Yes, both likely source from the same people, but that doesn't really matter at this point.) Intellectually nuking both is paramount to this new group/party.
Naming this movement isn't important at this point and we will not agree on everything. The idea fight will have to be borne.
No doubt, the screaming, hair-pulling will follow this thread. All the reasons 'why not'. Too bad. This movement will not go away. As the attacks increase from the Establishment right to the belated entry by the protest mechanism/industry, increasing the pressure has resulted in increased support! Based on this, I step out and say OK. Get' er done.
Some restraint would be appreciated....thoughts?
Trump is either a complete liar or has sincere
intentions. I would give him a chance to prove himself out, one way or the other. The alternative is more of the same....Well shall see.
That, sir, is real diversity. National Socialism is enforcement and approaches fascism.