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  Reply # 1476022 21-Jan-2016 11:48
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Personally I wonder if Trump mightn't be best in the long run. In the short term, he would be unimaginably awful. But the backlash might just give America their once-in-a-generation chance at real, meaningful change.

 

 

There may not be a long term if he gets his hands on the football.





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  Reply # 1476024 21-Jan-2016 11:52
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Yeah. Donald Trump to a nuke: "You're fired!"


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1476059 21-Jan-2016 12:29
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With Sarah Palin supporting Trump Saturday Night Live will suddenly have a new source of comedy material..   Anyone remember how they parodied her last election??





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  Reply # 1476108 21-Jan-2016 13:11
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Yeah. Donald Trump to a nuke: "You're fired!"

 

 

As long as it's pointing in the right direction, it may actually reduce our problem population. It would be inconvenient if he made all the oil wells in the middle east radioactive at the same time though.






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  Reply # 1476186 21-Jan-2016 14:44
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For American Dream read American Horror Story.

 

That country is terminally sick.

 

 


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  Reply # 1476266 21-Jan-2016 16:43
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SaltyNZ:

 

Personally I wonder if Trump mightn't be best in the long run. In the short term, he would be unimaginably awful. But the backlash might just give America their once-in-a-generation chance at real, meaningful change.

 

 

 

 

Interestingly Obama was supposed to be that change. I don't think one person is going to "fix" it. People need to get less divided, stop looking after #1 and consider the needs of the many in their voting decisions. 


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  Reply # 1476449 21-Jan-2016 22:11
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SaltyNZ:

 

Personally I wonder if Trump mightn't be best in the long run. In the short term, he would be unimaginably awful. But the backlash might just give America their once-in-a-generation chance at real, meaningful change.

 

 

 

 

Interestingly Obama was supposed to be that change. I don't think one person is going to "fix" it. People need to get less divided, stop looking after #1 and consider the needs of the many in their voting decisions. 

 

 

 

 

Sure. And all ride unicorns to work.

 

 






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  Reply # 1476463 21-Jan-2016 23:43
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While I am somewhat appalled at the idea of Trump as President.

 

The problem is, I don't actually see him as anywhere near the worst candidate.

 

I watched the recent Republican debate.

 

You would think they were standing for arsehole of the year - not president.

 

I don't think I have ever seen a more unlikeable, untrustworthy  and corrupt bunch of people standing.

 

The Democrats are much the same. They are just a bit more subtle about things.

 

Out of all the candidates (in both parties), I think only Trump and Bernie Sanders haven't already been bought by campaign contributions.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1476467 22-Jan-2016 00:28
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JWR:

 

 

 

While I am somewhat appalled at the idea of Trump as President.

 

The problem is, I don't actually see him as anywhere near the worst candidate.

 

I watched the recent Republican debate.

 

You would think they were standing for arsehole of the year - not president.

 

I don't think I have ever seen a more unlikeable, untrustworthy  and corrupt bunch of people standing.

 

The Democrats are much the same. They are just a bit more subtle about things.

 

Out of all the candidates (in both parties), I think only Trump and Bernie Sanders haven't already been bought by campaign contributions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I think you have a point. Campaign contributions massively contribute to the US government serving larger financial institutes as apposed to the people, IMHO the US political process is fairly corrupt.


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  Reply # 1476468 22-Jan-2016 00:45
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Complicated system. Voters have to pay attention for a 5 year span to make a sensible vote for each branch of government.

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  Reply # 1476655 22-Jan-2016 10:58
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JWR:

 

 

 

While I am somewhat appalled at the idea of Trump as President.

 

The problem is, I don't actually see him as anywhere near the worst candidate.

 

I watched the recent Republican debate.

 

You would think they were standing for arsehole of the year - not president.

 

I don't think I have ever seen a more unlikeable, untrustworthy  and corrupt bunch of people standing.

 

The Democrats are much the same. They are just a bit more subtle about things.

 

Out of all the candidates (in both parties), I think only Trump and Bernie Sanders haven't already been bought by campaign contributions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wikipedia tells me that Barry Obama needed US$2 BILLION to get elected twice so it is not really surprising that they get bought. At least Trump can bankroll himself with a net worth of US$4 billion...






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  Reply # 1476681 22-Jan-2016 11:33
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JWR:

 

While I am somewhat appalled at the idea of Trump as President.

 

The problem is, I don't actually see him as anywhere near the worst candidate.

 

I watched the recent Republican debate.

 

You would think they were standing for arsehole of the year - not president.

 

I don't think I have ever seen a more unlikeable, untrustworthy  and corrupt bunch of people standing.

 

The Democrats are much the same. They are just a bit more subtle about things.

 

Out of all the candidates (in both parties), I think only Trump and Bernie Sanders haven't already been bought by campaign contributions.

 

 

I'd like to see Bernie Sanders win, but I doubt it will happen. And unless the Democrats get the Senate and/or Congress back they are pretty hamstrung, which I believe is why Obama was so ineffective in his second term - with Republicans controlling the Senate and Congress there was only so much he could do.


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  Reply # 1476947 22-Jan-2016 16:53
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Geektastic: ... At least Trump can bankroll himself with a net worth of US$4 billion ...

 

“Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American people.”

 

Phineas Taylor (PT) Barnum

 

 





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Looks like the don is in prime spot to take the republican nomination .... Murica!


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