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*****Republican National Convention thread. Let the games begin.*****

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posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:23 PM
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originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: Nikola014

Has there ever been another non-politician nominee for President?


George Washington

Ulysses S. Grant

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Just a few that sprung to mind.




posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:23 PM
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a reply to: IAMTAT

I am not that familiar with American presidency history, but wasn't Ronald Regan an actor?



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:24 PM
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Now let the real mud slinging begin, on foreign policy, human rights, and American values. Remember folks it's just getting started.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:24 PM
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originally posted by: Gryphon66

originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: Nikola014

Has there ever been another non-politician nominee for President?


George Washington

Ulysses S. Grant

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Just a few that sprung to mind.


I meant in recent history...but you're right...Eisenhower. TY.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:24 PM
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originally posted by: Nikola014
a reply to: IAMTAT

I am not that familiar with American presidency history, but wasn't Ronald Regan an actor?


Reagan was Governor of California.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:24 PM
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originally posted by: Gryphon66

originally posted by: xuenchen
New York passes.

They have 89 for Trump.

Couple more States and everybody will cede back to NY for the clinch.



Ah ... to let Donald carry his home state at least once?

That's actually kind of sweet.


Lol
Once



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:24 PM
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originally posted by: Gryphon66
a reply to: UKTruth

LOL.

Whatever UK. Glad to see you got your moment ... Mr. Trump certainly embodies the heart and soul of the GOP.

And I'd say ego, but that's inappropriate at the current time.

By the way:



Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."

Mark Twain's Own Autobiography: The Chapters from the North American Review


There is no doubt that those that can dance with numbers can make them say what they want them to say



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:25 PM
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originally posted by: Nikola014
a reply to: IAMTAT

I am not that familiar with American presidency history, but wasn't Ronald Regan an actor?

Before he was a Governor.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:25 PM
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originally posted by: Nikola014
a reply to: IAMTAT

I am not that familiar with American presidency history, but wasn't Ronald Regan an actor?


Every politician is an actor.

That is why they have so much in common with Hollywood.

Getting paid for make believe.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:25 PM
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originally posted by: hillbilly4rent
Now let the real mud slinging begin, on foreign policy, human rights, and American values. Remember folks it's just getting started.


yeah the speeches are going to set things alight again.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:25 PM
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originally posted by: Nikola014
a reply to: IAMTAT

I am not that familiar with American presidency history, but wasn't Ronald Regan an actor?


That and governor of California for 2 terms.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:25 PM
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It's time to MAGA!


edit on 19-7-2016 by Konduit because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:26 PM
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originally posted by: neo96
I tell ya what.

IT was nice to see the lefts false narrative of racist,xenophobic unravel before their eyes.

Women, minorities REPRESENTED.



The narrative didn't unravel. It's simply a good day for racists. Congrats on your victory.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:26 PM
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originally posted by: UKTruth

originally posted by: Gryphon66
a reply to: UKTruth

LOL.

Whatever UK. Glad to see you got your moment ... Mr. Trump certainly embodies the heart and soul of the GOP.

And I'd say ego, but that's inappropriate at the current time.

By the way:



Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."

Mark Twain's Own Autobiography: The Chapters from the North American Review


There is no doubt that those that can dance with numbers can make them say what they want them to say


Not only that, some can ignore the ones that don't fit the desired outcome.

I'm more of a facts guy than a numbers guy though.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:26 PM
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originally posted by: IAMTAT

originally posted by: Nikola014
a reply to: IAMTAT

I am not that familiar with American presidency history, but wasn't Ronald Regan an actor?

Before he was a Governor.


he was an actor and he brought that skill with him into politics. He delivered some great speeches.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:27 PM
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originally posted by: Gryphon66

originally posted by: UKTruth

originally posted by: Gryphon66
a reply to: UKTruth

LOL.

Whatever UK. Glad to see you got your moment ... Mr. Trump certainly embodies the heart and soul of the GOP.

And I'd say ego, but that's inappropriate at the current time.

By the way:



Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."

Mark Twain's Own Autobiography: The Chapters from the North American Review


There is no doubt that those that can dance with numbers can make them say what they want them to say


Not only that, some can ignore the ones that don't fit the desired outcome.

I'm more of a facts guy than a numbers guy though.


LOL.
They are of course intertwined in politics and economics.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:29 PM
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originally posted by: Gryphon66

originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: Nikola014

Has there ever been another non-politician nominee for President?


George Washington

Ulysses S. Grant

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Just a few that sprung to mind.


Can you think of any other non-politicians besides Generals?



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:29 PM
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originally posted by: starfoxxx

originally posted by: whyamIhere
I can't believe my eyes.

I never thought I would see this day.

The GOP as we knew it is dead.

Now, that is something to celebrate.


Been watching you congrats man been fighting in the ATS trenches since day 1!!

Let's give the libs what's coming to them!!


Our Nation is worth fighting for.




posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:30 PM
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Virgin islands 9 Trump also delivered by someone that is not of the Caucasian race.



posted on Jul, 19 2016 @ 06:30 PM
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originally posted by: spiritualzombie

originally posted by: neo96
I tell ya what.

IT was nice to see the lefts false narrative of racist,xenophobic unravel before their eyes.

Women, minorities REPRESENTED.



The narrative didn't unravel. It's simply a good day for racists. Congrats on your victory.



Propaganda technique number one.

www.uvm.edu...



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