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16kadams
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6/16/2015 12:30:08 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
"New York real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump on Tuesday declared himself a candidate for the Republican nomination for president, launching his against-the-odds campaign after teasing one for years."
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6/16/2015 3:40:44 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/16/2015 12:31:42 PM, Mirza wrote:
Thanks to Trump for added comedy to your elections! If only Palin would get on the boat, too.

Not enough room in the clown car left for Palin.
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6/16/2015 3:44:06 PM
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At 6/16/2015 3:40:44 PM, kasmic wrote:
At 6/16/2015 12:31:42 PM, Mirza wrote:
Thanks to Trump for added comedy to your elections! If only Palin would get on the boat, too.

Not enough room in the clown car left for Palin.
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6/16/2015 5:03:02 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
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6/16/2015 5:28:01 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/16/2015 12:30:08 PM, 16kadams wrote:
"New York real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump on Tuesday declared himself a candidate for the Republican nomination for president, launching his against-the-odds campaign after teasing one for years."
http://www.foxnews.com...

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Just think about how awesome it would be if he said "you're fired" to every politician he surpasses.
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6/16/2015 7:21:39 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/16/2015 5:13:40 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
Doesn't he have something better to do?

Regardless of what I think about Donald Trump, I don't see any other moguls willing to forgo high returns for a high stress low paying (relative) job such as participating/serving in the US government. My hat's off to him. I only hope he wears it.
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6/16/2015 7:28:22 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/16/2015 7:21:39 PM, ironslippers wrote:
At 6/16/2015 5:13:40 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
Doesn't he have something better to do?

Regardless of what I think about Donald Trump, I don't see any other moguls willing to forgo high returns for a high stress low paying (relative) job such as participating/serving in the US government. My hat's off to him. I only hope he wears it.

Yeah, he's definitely running out of a selfless desire to improve the country, not because he's a megalomaniac whose absurd confidence in his ability to run a country despite having no political experience is completely representative of his approach to life.
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6/16/2015 7:46:01 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/16/2015 7:28:22 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 6/16/2015 7:21:39 PM, ironslippers wrote:
At 6/16/2015 5:13:40 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
Doesn't he have something better to do?

Regardless of what I think about Donald Trump, I don't see any other moguls willing to forgo high returns for a high stress low paying (relative) job such as participating/serving in the US government. My hat's off to him. I only hope he wears it.

Yeah, he's definitely running out of a selfless desire to improve the country, not because he's a megalomaniac whose absurd confidence in his ability to run a country despite having no political experience is completely representative of his approach to life.

I take it you like the traditional (dated) Charismatic/PowerBroker/Lawyer approach that has dominated US politics since WWII.

(there are some flaws in that statement but I don't see them)
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6/16/2015 7:49:00 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/16/2015 7:46:01 PM, ironslippers wrote:
At 6/16/2015 7:28:22 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
At 6/16/2015 7:21:39 PM, ironslippers wrote:
At 6/16/2015 5:13:40 PM, dylancatlow wrote:
Doesn't he have something better to do?

Regardless of what I think about Donald Trump, I don't see any other moguls willing to forgo high returns for a high stress low paying (relative) job such as participating/serving in the US government. My hat's off to him. I only hope he wears it.

Yeah, he's definitely running out of a selfless desire to improve the country, not because he's a megalomaniac whose absurd confidence in his ability to run a country despite having no political experience is completely representative of his approach to life.

I take it you like the traditional (dated) Charismatic/PowerBroker/Lawyer approach that has dominated US politics since WWII.

(there are some flaws in that statement but I don't see them)

No, I just prefer candidates who are not Donald Trump. He's an utterly clueless and immature moron who would certainly be the worst president we've ever had. It would literally be a joke.
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6/16/2015 7:51:55 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/16/2015 12:31:42 PM, Mirza wrote:
Thanks to Trump for added comedy to your elections! If only Palin would get on the boat, too.

I'm sorry Sarah Palin has other engagements...

....She's pulling a train in Alaska
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6/16/2015 8:21:35 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/16/2015 5:38:10 PM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
We should just Hunger Games all the Republican candidates for nomination at this point.

Dick Cheney would join the race. They'd find the other candidates, one by one, with their faces blown off by shotgun fire.
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- Hilaire Belloc -