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   PoliticsThe United States election--and the next First Lady?

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From: Solon4/19/2016 10:55:48 PM
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The Trump Train ROARING down the Eastern Seaboard!!

Speech will be coming...

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To: Solon who wrote (87)4/20/2016 3:44:15 AM
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Donald Trump continues his steam roller. Did he win 93 delegates?

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To: Solon who wrote (88)4/20/2016 4:20:18 AM
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Cruz has no friends and has no chance of getting the democrats to vote his right-wing extremism. Trump on the other hand is bringing in new voters in droves and is getting the undecided and soft democrats to come on board the Trump Train.

Cruz has fought against the Republican Party and any support for him is mere pretense in order to get a contested convention where they FULLY intend to install Kasich as their nominee.

There is little doubt that Cruz would lose in a general election. His only supporters are irrational Trump Haters who make a great deal of noise on social media but are really fringe people in every way--and people of no real importance or distinction. Just people with poor judgement who crave the attention that being in opposition brings. Some people think hate is an argument. It has always been thus.

By the time we get to California, the Trump victory should be in the bag--unless California does a complete 180.

And Trump is 100% correct. He will destroy Clinton. Hillary has no doubt of that. Nobody wants her stagnation to be the face of a nation. She is all words. Words, words, words--nasal, whining words. Political gobbly gook and utter insincerity.

She is as exciting and as inspiring as Ted Cruz leading the Bunny Hop! Not only don't you feel like dancing, when you hear Hillary's phoney exhortations to the crowd. But you don't really feel like waking up...

With Hillary at the helm, every day will feel like unending rain and black clouds hanging low overhead as far as the eye can see. Absolutely no sense of hope. The dreariness would be unremitting. That is why the Trump Train will completely roll over her as it ROARS coast to coast across the nation!

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To: Solon who wrote (89)4/20/2016 7:41:23 AM
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1989 full-page newspaper ads: "Bring Back the Death Penalty In April 1989, Trump saw an opportunity to speak his mind when a young white woman was raped and beaten while out for a jog in Central Park. As media reports shocked the city and the victim struggled for survival, police mounted an intense investigation that ended with the apprehension of five black youths between the ages of 14 and 16. The five implicated themselves under interrogation, but would later recant, saying they had been pressured into making false statements. Donald Trump bought full-page advertisements in the city's four big daily papers to proclaim BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. BRING BACK OUR POLICE!Although he avoided naming the accused in the jogger case, Trump's reference to "roving bands of wild criminals" left no doubt about why he had paid for the ads. Newspaper accounts had described "wolf pack" gangs marauding in the park. Source: Never Enough, by Michael D'Antonio, p.192 , Sep 22, 2015

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To: Solon who wrote (90)4/20/2016 7:54:59 AM
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Cruz didn't get even one delegate?? My God. He should drop out and stop putting on a clown show...

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From: Solon4/20/2016 10:52:13 AM
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Trump's 2016 Run for President: Common Criticisms and Why He's Qualified for the RoleAfter Trump openly called out president Obama for running a secretive administration after promising to be a transparent president, the liberal media went after Trump. They embellished stories about Trump's past life, distracting the conversation from what he was actually saying. Many of his critics still like to point to the financial difficulties he went through during his relationship with Marla Maples. Donald hit a few life snags and actually failed in some of his business ventures, and the media loves to paint as stupid anyone who has ever failed. But everyone who has great success has had many failures along the way. Failing is just part of becoming a winner. For those who have faith, it would appear that Donald was being punished by God for his infidelities, but this was to be Trump's first set of major failures. He bankrupt at least one project and was said to have been wiped out financially. Critics and haters enjoyed gloating and stating that Trump is not a smart man because of this major disaster. However, business-minded entrepreneurs have pointed out that after the major setback, Trump dug in and is now even richer than ever. The comeback is the true sign of a hard working and truly savvy businessman; a "loser" with less drive would have packed it in and just thrown in the towel.

This can all be boiled down to a piece of great advice Trump gives in his books: The ignorant will point to a man's failures and dwell on them, but the successful will realize that everyone has failures in life, and it's what one does about the failure that makes or breaks a person.

More financially successful than ever, Trump has turned his attention to the Presidency, announcing that he is running in 2016. Because the Obama Presidency was so disastrous, maybe what this country needs is the exact opposite. Barack Obama never built anything himself or held down any normal jobs. Many hard-working Americans do not relate to Obama at all. Trump, on the other hand, has had to fight to get permits, gone through the rigors of hiring employees, and created thousands of jobs and many businesses.

Trump has spoken of reducing taxes to give working-class Americans a better chance to provide for themselves and reach goals. The theory is great, and it works: It is what Ronald Reagan did in the 1980s and resulted in a strong economy. But Trump's critics wonder if he has what it takes to make the country run as well as it did under Reagan, who had decades of political experience when he was elected President of the United States.

Many Americans point out that Trump can't possibly be worse than Barack Obama. Obama was elected president based on campaigning that he would end the war, yet not only did he fail to do so, but also the war actually escalated under his administration, with the death toll growing by the thousands. Obama promised to do something about the failing economy, yet the economy did not get better because of his actions, but simply because of the passage of time, which was inevitable. For those who lost everything, it's a little too little, a little too late.

The biggest mark against Trump is that we can't be sure if Trump wants to be president, or if he is just drumming up publicity for other projects he is working on. Trump is a master at keeping the public talking. Only time will tell, but one thing is for sure: If Trump is running for president, he is the man to vote for, because Trump always puts his all into his projects and comes out ahead. It's about time the United States hire a man with experience, guts, and desire.

What's Your Vote?
Should Donald Trump be President?
  • Yes, He has what it takes, I am not brainwashed by the negative media
  • No. only career politicians such as Obama and the Clintons should be president
  • I don't think he is the best choice but I will vote for him over Hillary
  • After 8 years of Obama, I'm voting for Trump

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From: Solon4/20/2016 7:57:05 PM
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Why Small Business Loves Donald Trump

Let's face it, love him or hate him...small business loves him!

Small business has OVERWHELMING support for Trump

From his inflammatory comments about immigration and women to attacks on other politicians and countries around the world, Donald Trump has continued to infuriate his Republican opponents and create joy among Democrats and the media. And yet small-business owners continue to overwhelmingly favor him.

A survey released last week showed that 41 percent of small business owners viewed Donald Trump as the best presidential candidate--41 percent! Trump held double-digit leads over all his closest competitors. He also held a double-digit lead over Hillary Clinton. The poll was taken after the last Republican debate. Oh, and more women business owners favored him than men.

Why is this? What's going on?

Let's face it, love him or hate him...small business loves him. Trump is different. He's funny. He's fresh and interesting, and he may even be a little crazy. But he's taking a serious run at the presidency. Of course, there's a long, long way to the elections. But there are between 20 million and 30 million small businesses in America, and they employ more than half of the country's working population. Statistics also show that, in the past 20 years, two out of every three new jobs created here were created by a small business. This is a critical block of voters for any presidential candidate. And right now, Donald Trump is winning us. And for one big reason: Donald Trump is relatable.

We know Donald Trump.

Trump's bravado, honesty, and straight-talking is not what you get from a typical politician, is it? Which is why most small-business owners don't relate to politicians. But we do business with guys like Trump all the time. Back in May, Hillary Clinton declared that she intended to be the "small-business president." Really? Think about what it takes to run a small business: buying, selling, hiring, firing, doing deals, managing cash, keeping overhead low, making payroll. There's Hillary Clinton. And there's Donald Trump. Between the two, and as a small-business owner, who do you think understands us more? Exactly.

We relate to people who are more like us, who know our problems, know where we're coming from, know what we want. And Donald Trump, even though he's offered few specifics, gives the impression that he gets small business. How could he not--he's been a businessman all his life.

Will Trump look after our best interests?

As I wrote previously, Trump may surprise a few people if he becomes president. He's not averse to raising taxes on the rich, and his protectionist policies could hurt many companies that do business overseas. His unfiltered behavior could cause serious problems both in Congress and with our international allies, and that could all affect our economy. His intention to change Obamacare at this late stage could also have far-reaching impacts.

But small-business owners seem to have faith in him. They recognize that not all decisions are easy ones, and that there will be compromises. That's all part of negotiating deals. And that what Trump does. That's what we do. And we have faith that he will do what he does best. That's how he became so rich, right?

And speaking of being rich...

We relate to Donald Trump because he's not afraid to admit that he's rich. In fact, he's damn proud of it. Many small-business owners and entrepreneurs I know do what they do out of passion. And that's great. But ALL of them are in it for the money too. You don't run a business for very long unless you've got a strong profit incentive. And you don't sacrifice so much--your family, your life savings, your freedoms--without the hope of a big financial return. Those guys in Silicon Valley are creating the coolest tech ever, and I'm sure love that they're changing the world. But trust me, they love the funding rounds, the IPOs, and their stock price just as much.

Like Trump, we're also in it for the money.

And for the past few years, that's been kind of shameful. We're supposed to feel guilty for making a profit. The story has been that the evil one-percenters, by extension corporate America, and by extension the business community, has been the cause of all of America's problems. But not to Donald Trump. To him, businesses and entrepreneurs are the solutions to America's problems. And why not profit? Why not get rich? Why not fly in helicopters and ride in limos and enjoy the fruits of our labor? That's Trump's message. Everything runs in cycles. And it seems like the cycle is turning. Business owners like me appreciate Trump's message. We don't want to be like Jeb Bush or Ted Cruz. We want to be like Donald Trump.

Small-business owners will be a very critical part of the 2016 elections. I think whoever wins this group will win the presidency. There's still a long, long way to go. But right now, Trump is winning. Watch out.

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From: Solon4/21/2016 8:51:47 AM
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Cruz is crawling and the Trump haters are blubbering ridicule and tears in their pain.

The Trump Haters basically rely on 3 things:

1. Banning (all weak, ineffectual people prefer to be tyrants. They seek the safety of dictatorship where they can muzzle free speech and spout childish and uninformed nonsense, unopposed).

2. Ridicule (Talk about their hands , attack their families--try to find one time in their life where they got on the wrong bus or their limo had a flat!)

3. Lies (Lies are the stock-in-trade of the Whiners. Right now the Trump Haters are having a huge melt-down knowing that Cruz is done and that it will be full speed ahead as the RNC begins to unite and rally).

While the rest of us are wondering who the VP will be, the haters are trolling the internet swamp for insults they can air to make them feel better about themselves and their poor judgement and lack of character!

Here this whiner exclaims, "WOW! Blah blah blah, whining Donnie-blah blah!" While the rest of us are saying, "WOW! Cruz got ZERO delegates and barely a vote and has been soundly trounced in almost every State. And he is millions of votes behind Donald! So never mind New York! Maybe Cruz could win Texas (after all, he did win his HOME state in the primary)--but that about ends it.

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From: Solon4/21/2016 11:05:35 AM
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The "I Hate Trump" and "I hate Free Speech" dictator now tries to assuage his pain at Crawling Cruz's ignominious exit by pointing out that his own personal malignancy alerts normal people to keep his thread on their radar! Congratulations, Brumar! Your thread is popular because you and your hate-filled soul are anything but! Decent people everywhere keep their eyes on hateful misfits like you. Live with it or change.

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From: Solon4/21/2016 11:20:25 AM
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Another huge advantage, Donald has over Cruz and Hillary, et al. (besides his looks, that is!): He can move around in his private jet much more efficiently from rally to rally. Also, he needs very little sleep and has 3 times their energy. He doesn't drink or smoke. He doesn't even drink coffee. His energy is all natural!

Really an amazing man...

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