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Is a Smart Republican Too Much To Ask For?

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posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:37 PM
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originally posted by: Admitted
a reply to: Trueman

I suppose so.

Thing is...voting for Trump hasn't made my life any better, really. It's the same. I just don't like the guy and I think he is a destructive force on the world stage. I think he could do great, but he doesn't. So I want him out.



Well thank you for at least being honest.

For me, Obama and Co. almost bankrupted my company with regulations and taxes.

Trump has allowed me to not only recover, but I've had a 30% growth in my company and my paycheck.... just by getting rid of stupid regulations and fixing my tax structure.

He's doing better on the world stage than Obama or Hillary could have dreamed of.

So we have a difference of opinion on what Trump has done and you have backed off of your own OP.

Which is fine.





posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:37 PM
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originally posted by: Admitted
a reply to: Trueman

I suppose so.

Thing is...voting for Trump hasn't made my life any better, really. It's the same. I just don't like the guy and I think he is a destructive force on the world stage. I think he could do great, but he doesn't. So I want him out.



If your life is the same as it was before Trump was elected, you're not trying to better yourself because there are now tons of opportunities that didn't exist then. You don't have to like him but his accomplishments are many. You just want him out because you don't like him and that makes you a very dangerous voter.


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posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:38 PM
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a reply to: Admitted

We've had "intelligent" republicans probably.

What we need is someone to do their job.

Right now, that's Trump.

Love him, hate him, he is doing his job which is more than I can say for 99% of any politician.

99% of all politicians just want to maintain the status quo, keep saying the same things, keep promising the same promises every election cycle.




They hate us. They despise us.

Because of the Constitution that keeps them beholding to us.


They don't deserve the millions they have, they don't deserve the perks they have. They have created for themselves an elite class for them.

They act as if they are above the law and for the most part, they are.

They deserve our scorn for lying to us for decades.

They deserve our bitter resentment for cheating us out of our own money.

They deserve a healthy dose of Ebola, a bite from a zombie or getting stung by a jelly fish so we can urinate on them at will.

Politics is a popularity contest for ugly stupid people who could not find work anywhere else.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:39 PM
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originally posted by: Lumenari

originally posted by: Admitted
a reply to: Lumenari

I don't place as much blame on democrats because the leader is a republican.

They (dems) are equally deplorable in this but it comes from the top.

The buck stops at Trump. He is in charge. He will never take blame and that's the problem.

He's leading. The top guy gets blame. And he NEVER accepts blame.


I blame him for how he leads. Not what he is doing, of which I am a benefactor.

He is making a mockery of our Republic. Of our vote. Of how we conduct ourselves on the world stage.

He has common sense, I just wish he would use it because we are not the only superpower in the world.

The blame for what, exactly?

Record unemployment numbers for all demographics?

The lowest wage earners in this country seeing their wages rise at the fastest levels in decades?

Small businesses (of which I am one) showing record profits?

Not to mention the stock market...

What do you "blame" him for that he needs to accept responsibility for?

As far as you not blaming Democrats for anything, have you turned on the television lately?

They are actively doing everything they can to drag this country down.

Do you blame Trump for that?

~puzzled~



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:39 PM
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it's all show.

I think we're going to see a world economic collapse soon.

Trump works for the bankers.

The Fed is printing trillions of dollars just to keep the illusion of a great economy so Trump can get reelected and put our country into even more debt.

nations of debt slaves.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:40 PM
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a reply to: Admitted

Sorry, something went wrong there...



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:46 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

What we need is someone to do their job. Absolutely.

Everything you said is 100%.

Even the ebola and stinging of jellyfish.

They do hate us, and despise us. You speak a lot of truth. Trump is just one of those. Prodding us, lying, being that ass.

Why can't a Republican do that and not be an idiot? I hate the guy. Good for my 401k...but I can't tolerate him representing me.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:46 PM
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I blame him for how he leads. Not what he is doing, of which I am a benefactor.

He is making a mockery of our Republic. Of our vote. Of how we conduct ourselves on the world stage.

He has common sense, I just wish he would use it because we are not the only superpower in the world.


You just said that nothing changed for you under Trump, then say that you are benefiting from what he is doing.

The mockery of our Republic the Democratic party is currently doing in front of our Senate.

As far as the world stage, he is getting more done with trade deals alone than the last 5 Presidents combined.

And getting our military back to speed after being devastated by Obama.

And yes, we are not the only super power in the world.

We were almost 2nd place under Obama, and would have been under China as an economic force if Hillary won.

Now we are oil-independent for the first time since the 1970's.

And the largest economy on the planet.

I don't think you are winning this argument.




posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:47 PM
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Trump could do what he is doing without all the divisiveness.


Do you really believe that’s an accident ?

They’re not gonna give him any good publicity anyway.

So he might as well use that to his advantage .

This is from art of the deal ...

“good publicity is preferable to bad, but from a bottom-line perspective, bad publicity is sometimes better than no publicity at all. Controversy, in short, sells.”

Donald Trump

To antagonize them he tweets about something they’re already enraged over .

If he wants an issue to make the news . He sends a inflammatory tweet so it’s all the media can talk about .

I’m pretty sure a lot of the time when he tweets or says something outrageously wrong. He does it so the press calls him stupid and underestimate’s him. ( he’s got advisers all around him and you don’t hear much complaining from them )

Yesterday I mentioned that when you get your opponents mad they make mistakes. ( rushing the impeachment ) That’s a good thing .

When you get your opponents mad and let them think you’re an imbecile. ( Space force ) Wonderful things can happen .

It’s all a plan and it’s work for him his whole life .

Edit: I should probably give an example of playing dumb because I know nobody’s gonna like that .

Say you’re bidding on a parking garage against someone . After meeting you ask them a completely stupid question on part of the project you know they’ll talk about . As they’re explaining you ask one or two more naïve questions to steer them in the right direction . At that point some will deem you not a threat and keep right on talking . That’s when you just shut up and listen .

When you walk away you’ve got a good idea of what they’re gonna do and how they’re going to do it .

Which helps you shape your bid.

They might think you’re an idiot but who cares you won.

It’s more complicated than that but I don’t know if I could explain it. It’s more of get the feel of your opponent and play on their ego .


Now everybody disagree.

Don’t worry it happens every time I say this . ✌️



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posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:48 PM
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originally posted by: booyakasha
it's all show.

I think we're going to see a world economic collapse soon.

Trump works for the bankers.

The Fed is printing trillions of dollars just to keep the illusion of a great economy so Trump can get reelected and put our country into even more debt.

nations of debt slaves.


It is all show. Trump has a reality TV show he is running, not the country.

I don't know about the Fed printing dollars but this presidency is a joke.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:48 PM
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a reply to: Admitted




Is a smart Republican too much to ask for?

No, but finding a smart democrat is proving to be a daunting task.






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posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:50 PM
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a reply to: Fallingdown

Right. You've given examples of how Trump is scum. He can work every angle to win.

He's scum. He's good at it.

I don't want him to represent me.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:53 PM
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a reply to: Admitted

The Constitution represents who we are.

The Bill of Rights represents who we are.

Trump is just a guy.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:54 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: Admitted

The Constitution represents who we are.

The Bill of Rights represents who we are.

Trump is just a guy.


I hope that to be true.

I feel Trump is undermining that.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:54 PM
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originally posted by: Admitted
Why can't a Republican do that and not be an idiot? I hate the guy. Good for my 401k...but I can't tolerate him representing me.

"Im a republican. Making more money since trump took office. But I don't like him so I want him out. Pete or Bernie would be ok"

This is what you're saying so far and its getting obvious you're a democrat - not that there's anything wrong with that (debatable nowdays), but you could have just skipped the "im a republican" bit.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:55 PM
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I’m not sure how you can even ask such a question when the left raises the bar of stupidity on a daily basis. Why would you be silent about that? Do you just bury your head and pretend like it doesn’t exist? Serious question



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:57 PM
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a reply to: Admitted

Your op does not pass the smell test. In the very first paragraph you claim to be Republican. And more Libertarian. Yet you like Buttigieg, Sanders, and Klobuchar. What is Libertarian about them? Nothing that I can think of. What is the point of claiming to be Libertarian when you, clearly, are not?

I see this a lot. People claiming to be Libertarian but have no clue what that even is. It is more used like..."look at me. I'm special". Have some conviction. Do not be what you are not.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:58 PM
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a reply to: 1337Kph

Ok, I'm a Republican.



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:59 PM
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a reply to: Admitted

Go live in England or Canada the queen is down two people and no Trump there



posted on Jan, 25 2020 @ 07:59 PM
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originally posted by: Admitted

originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: Admitted

The Constitution represents who we are.

The Bill of Rights represents who we are.

Trump is just a guy.


I hope that to be true.

I feel Trump is undermining that.


then vote for one of the communist/socialist/ authoritarians running as democrats.

*shrugs*




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