If Trump is elected, we will have the bashers to blame.

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11 Mar 2016, 12:34 pm

And I don't mean in the sense of scapegoats. They actually have and continue to do nothing but aid him in his bid to become presidency. They have given him front page coverage 24/7 month after month. Its just my opinion, but I do believe it has been the most significant factor to date.

In the PR world there is a saying: There is no such thing as bad publicity.

In human nature there is, and perhaps more so in American pysche, a tendency to favor the underdog. What the bashing has managed to do, amazingly, is make the classic 'Big Dog' into an underdog, and draw sympathy support. Bashing from outside the USA, is worse in this respect as then it touches on foreign interference.

Some have done so in genuine opposition, but many just do so to score a few PC points. If he is elected I hope those points were worth it for you.



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12 Mar 2016, 3:49 pm

If Trump is elected, people will likely see how much of a d-bag Trump is. He gets all the glorification for his campaign through the media, but IMO, if he is elected, Trump will use only his ego to isolate the US from the outside world. {Example: The wall between the US and Mexico.}


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12 Mar 2016, 11:30 pm

Leftist, Liberal, SJW, have brainwashed each other, used the power of white people yelling Racist, and worn it out.

They have been tolerated as annoying idiots, but everyone dislikes them.

The more they bash, the more votes for Trump.

"You cannot tell much about a man from who his friends are, but who his enemies are will tell you a lot."

Those against the Constitutional Republic and the Free Market, are also against Trump.



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13 Mar 2016, 2:43 am

If Trump gets elected, he won't last a full term.

It might be a lesson the US needs to take.

It is really interesting how much people rally behind one person, yet they are nearly always disappointed to some degree.

However the "substance" stage of policy detail is yet come in this election campaign. It is mostly vague soundbites. Trump is the master of vague.

Your election campaign last way too long, and there is too much fluff.



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13 Mar 2016, 3:36 am

i'm frankly worried about another coup.



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13 Mar 2016, 4:16 am

auntblabby wrote:
i'm frankly worried about another coup.

and worried about some, on all sides,
who want wage nuclear war in europe or syria,
parading the nuclear around europe,
while lying and kissing fascists asses
for some gas(ses)



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13 Mar 2016, 4:25 am

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Those against the Constitutional Republic and the Free Market, are also against Trump.

So, Trump is against Trump?

After all, he calls for a 35 percent tax on cars imported from Mexico, and a 45 percent tax on all goods imported from China.

Looks like your word salad has gone bad.


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13 Mar 2016, 4:45 am

GGPViper wrote:
Inventor wrote:
Those against the Constitutional Republic and the Free Market, are also against Trump.

So, Trump is against Trump?

After all, he calls for a 35 percent tax on cars imported from Mexico, and a 45 percent tax on all goods imported from China.

Looks like your word salad has gone bad.


Nothing more vague can't solve.

Go gettem soldier :wink:



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13 Mar 2016, 4:50 am

A 45% tax on Chinese goods from China is economic suicide.

American companies and jobs would be hugely affected by such as tax.

Trump acts tough on China, but he has no credibility when it comes to dealing with them.

Realty is not a good indicator market for this, and his experience of Asia is limited.

As much as don't want the US to learn the hard way, it would be a powerful lesson.



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13 Mar 2016, 8:04 am

We've had much worse situations; no coup has resulted. Even during the Civil War.

If Trump is elected, Congress will vote down most of his plans. Just like they did to Obama. Separation of Powers!



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13 Mar 2016, 4:30 pm

what was the offing of JFK if not a coup?



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13 Mar 2016, 5:59 pm

It wouldn't surprise me at all if an inside job is directed at Trump if he's elected.


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13 Mar 2016, 6:02 pm

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It wouldn't surprise me at all if an inside job is directed at Trump if he's elected.

more likely before. when you have active duty high-ranking military openly expressing insubordination, that is an ominous sign. gulp. :pale:



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13 Mar 2016, 10:21 pm

War is a racket. The President has been getting rid of good Generals, those who want to win, and promoting those who want to keep the Defense Contracts going for the forever war.

Trump elected, they will no longer be top brass. We have way too many Generals. Generals spend their time working for Defense Industry jobs after they retire.

Recently one company was busted for bribing Officers to reroute Navy ships to where they provided services, The Navy finally noticed their ships were not going where they sent them.

It was covered up, but during the Gulf War America was paying $200 a gallon for gas. The local gas station was selling it for $0.30. Lots of people with no known skills were making six figures to stand around.

A few hundred billion was listed as Missing, Unknown, then dropped. The same in Afghanistan.

Heroin production is higher than it ever was, and flooding America.

The Military is involved in a lot more than fighting and winning wars.

They should fear Trump.

We do have Generals who can fight and win, we can have a stronger force for a lot less money.

Winning lacks long term profitability.



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13 Mar 2016, 11:03 pm

In 2008 Obama got a lot of people excited with some vague promises, most of which didn't happen.
I don't think Trump will be able to do half of what he says because he has to go through democrats and moderate Republicans in the house and Senate.

Putting a tax on Chinese goods:

It would be a shock in the short term, prices at walmart would go up it wouldn't effect basics like food,automobiles, gas,housing it would affect the less important purchases like furniture,clothes,toys and electronics.
It would be hard in the short term but it would bring jobs back to the US.

The US has a large trade deficit with China which simply means we are buying more than we sell which is bad for the economy.

Think about the iPhone for exampe , Apple employs mostly store clerks in the US but engineers and manufacturers in China, we get the store clerk jobs even though we buy the iPhone more than anyone else.

The price of the iPhone would go up considerably but you could buy an older cheaper model.

The addition of hundreds if not thousands of engineering,manufacturing and office jobs from the iphone being made in the us would create other jobs like a new car salesman to sell cars to all those new employees.

if the iPhone factory was moved somewhere else, not the US or China it would still help get the trade deficit down.the price of the iPhone would only rise slightly.