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What happened to respect and honor once held for Office of the Presidency?

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posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 12:39 PM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

In my opinion Trump has love and respect for the US.
This will be interesting, obliterating the tax code, less futile wars, domestic investment incentives, term periods for politicians,these show respect to the people who govern him.

"This will be the biggest Fxxx YOu in politics forever" M Moore.




posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 12:42 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: angeldoll

If you think there is any lower the Clintons could go, then you aren't looking.

Trump is crude, but the Clintons only have a polished veneer that hides the scum underneath.


Why do insist on telling me what I do, and do not do? Of course I've looked. I would nix Clinton too if the slander against her was true, which it isn't.

Why do YOU buy into cheap conspiracy theories and calumnies against the Clinton's? Bill Clinton did more for this country than anybody in my life time. Perhaps you are the one who needs to look, and learn to separate fact from fiction.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 12:42 PM
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originally posted by: Zngland
In my opinion Trump has love and respect for the US.


Right, keep telling yourself that. Anyone who speaks like him has no respect for human beings, let alone the United States of America.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 12:47 PM
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a reply to: recrisp

Yes the Internet has changed everything you get all sides to a story with facts( mostly) amazing to witness really and to conclude most of us were living in a news propagandist cave.:


Well not anymore go get em Nov 8th



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 12:52 PM
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Bill Clinton did more for this country than anybody in my life time.


I agree, but with negative consequences.

-such as NAFT, Three Strikes Laws, Prison filling, sex scandals etc, etc, etc................

What are you rating his performance with?



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 01:01 PM
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a reply to: Rezlooper

I understand your angst, but you obviously don't get the issue at the core of this election. Try watching today's "Global Public Square" by Fareed Zakaria on CNN and you'll see what the real, central issue is with this election.

In a nutshell, it has nothing whatsoever to do with ethics or morality or even criminality. What it has to do with is the Globalist Elites behind Clinton v. Nationalist/Trade Protectionists for Trump.

What the Trump supporters don't understand is that we live in a multi-polar world with no single great leader/power. The US has been eclipsed on the International scale, its lost the moral high ground and is now no better than Russia or China, if as good. The Globalist Elites are all about open markets, free trade, open borders, etc.

Like it or not..........the world is coming to the US; with Clinton as POTUS, the open borders policy will open even further with fewer restrictions and there's now a campaign to let non citizens vote in US elections.

With that in mind, why would anyone "respect" the office of POTUS? For that matter, why would anyone respect any piece of the US Government, or any of it all? With Globalization, its irrelevant; its just a taxing authority. Piss on it!

The real truth of the matter? Regardless of who wins POTUS, we all lose.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 01:01 PM
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My feelings and I'm sure I am not alone feel betrayed by our government,from the looks of it everyone from the president down is pointing fingers,which shows a lack of leadership,no matter what name you bestoy on him,he has a duty and he has been derilict of those dutys,hard to respect a man who can't or won't do his job



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 01:17 PM
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I think a lot of Bernie supporters hoped to bring Integrity back to the Oval Office...if it weren't for so many other important issues on the ballot, I wouldn't vote at all in this election. At this point voting 3rd party for POTUS is the only honorable thing I can live with.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 01:22 PM
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a reply to: Rezlooper

If I may respond to the title you chose... all of that died with the public execution of President Kennedy.

US citizens were not at first aware that a cabal had seized power through his execution and the ascendancy of Lyndon B. Johnson to the Presidency ... but in the course of my lifetime I have watched more and more citizens of the USA awaken to the horror of the reality if by varying degrees of awareness.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 01:40 PM
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It is easy to take the quick response path on a question like this but we do ourselves a disservice in doing so. It is more than disrespecting the office and the person holding it. And it is more than the breakdown of the fabric of society. It is, however, an amalgam of these and many other deleterious things.

Respect for authority has declined significantly in recent years. That is due largely to authority figures acting in such a manner as to lose respect. They are shameful self serving narcissists. Who can respect that except someone of the same ilk? And the shameful narcissistic behavior reaches to the highest office in the land bringing the disrespect along with it.

When congress can pass no legislation other than one that guarantees them a salary increase they deserve no respect.

When a president cares more about his legacy than this nation he deserves no respect.

When a politician cares more about projecting their agenda than representing their constituents they deserve no respect.

When a police officer is willing to lie to cover the criminal acts of fellow officers they deserve no respect.

The common thread among all these positions is that they should be held to a higher standard of behavior as they are the ones meant to hold us to an accepted standard of behavior. The moment that stops happening it becomes a tiered system of special privileges for some and draconian punishment for others.

That perception leads to revolt. People do not like being cheated, mistreated, and disenfranchised. Especially by the people tasked with preventing such things from happening. When is the last time anyone walked in to traffic court with even the slightest impression of innocent until proven guilty? When is the last time anyone felt that police officers do not abuse their authority? When is the last time anyone honestly felt that they were being fully represented in congress? That is a whole lot of unhappy people...



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 01:41 PM
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originally posted by: Christosterone



What happened to respect and honor once held for Office of the Presidency?


Bill Clinton used a cigar for something other than smoking on a 22 year old intern in the Oval Office...

Plus he raped a bunch of people...

-Chris


Yep, November 7, 1992, came and it was all down hill from there.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 01:51 PM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
It has nothing to do with the president.
People have no respect for anyone or anything now.
When moral standards disappeared, so did respect.



This is so True .You have to Stand for Something or you'll Fall for Anything . Divide and Conquer , the Political System in America Revolves around that Concept . Will this Country Ever be United again ? Alas , I have No answer to that ....



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 02:12 PM
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What happened to respect and honor once held for Office of the Presidency?


Richard Nixon.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 02:30 PM
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The two party system has given us candidates that represent.

Everything that is wrong with society or everything that is wrong with government AKA Trump or Clinton.


Voting for either automatically makes a hypocrite of anyone speaking about respect.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 02:41 PM
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What Happened to Respect and Honor Once Held for Office of the Presidency?


In recent decades the office has been occupied by a series of buffoons.

Does that help?



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 02:42 PM
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WE.......the voters have to take responsibility.....WE.....the people of the U.S., need to start treating each other with respect, regardless of political differences. these candidates represent us.....maybe our disgust should be centered on our own mirrored image



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 02:45 PM
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a reply to: Grimpachi

" Voting for either automatically makes a hypocrite of anyone speaking about respect. "

When Limited Choices are Given , Hypocrisy and Respect do not fit into the Equation .
The System Obviously has to be Changed , but First a Consensus of Opinion must be Forced on those who Control the Process . A Peoples Vote on How to Vote is Long Overdue . What do you Suggest should be the First step in making that happen , Oh Wise One ?



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 02:46 PM
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I was brought up to believe that the respect we show people is earned through deeds, not words.

I respect the Office of the Presidency for what it represents - Head of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.

I do not respect many of the men who held (or hold) the office of the presidency because of what they chose to do with the power they had at their disposal.

Two different things.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 02:55 PM
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originally posted by: Grimpachi
The two party system has given us candidates that represent.

Everything that is wrong with society or everything that is wrong with government AKA Trump or Clinton.


Voting for either automatically makes a hypocrite of anyone speaking about respect.


sorry pal, I'm going to vote for Hillary.... I want the best available at this time, regardless of your opinion.



posted on Oct, 30 2016 @ 02:57 PM
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a reply to: Zanti Misfit

It is obvious. Vote third party so we are not stuck with a two party system in the next election.



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