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Don't any of Trump's supporters realize just how UNSAFE he would make the world???

Lots of folks are voting Trump because he's got them running scared and he's touting this "Law and Order" bull crap. But if they stop and think for just a moment about what would happen....


-has no plan for ISIS
-piss off our allies
-make our enemies happy as can be
-increase domestic crime and violence with all of his rhetoric
-increase our security risk around the world with his tough talk and absolute "0" ability to speak coherently, let alone diplomatically

ad infinitum, ad nauseum...

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This is NOT about choosing between "The Lesser of Two Evils"

I hope you don't mind my rant on this...

This meme needs to be proven false. This is about choosing a candidate who is perhaps the MOST QUALIFIED PERSON ever to run for the presidential office and a con man who is ignorant, petulant and in my humble opinion a criminal.

It seems to be all about the narrative and spinning lies until they are heard so many times that they resonate as truths.

Fear mongering seems to be working to some extent. Hillary Clinton, her surrogates, the DNC and other groups all need to slam and shame Trump for what he really is - a con man, a fraud, a racist, a cheater, a liar and a sexual predator. Hillary is calm; Trump is chaotic. Hillary is intelligent; Trump is ignorant. Hillary is prepared to be the President; Trump is petulant and predatory.

About fear - how to deal with this fear mongering? Talk about it in terms of reduced crime rate and all the positive things that have taken place during the past 8 years. We are safer - not less safe. The problem is that we hear about this stuff day in and day out and so we are believing we are less safe than ever before.

Fear plays into the enemies hands. They want us to feel fear and to restrict our liberties -- that's how they win and we lose.




Tell the F'ing Media to do their F'ing job!

I am so royally pissed off at the media for NOT doing their job. I know, I know -- it's a ratings game. All about viewership and entertaining and getting people off of social media and back to watching the TeeVee. But give me a break. All this pandering to Trump has led us to a dangerous precipice. The entire world is watching us with baited breath and takes us for a bunch of racists and ignorant citizenry.

So -- what do we the people need to do to get the media to do their job and divulge what a lying sack of sh*t Trump is? Someone once put up a bunch of twitter account information and explained how easy it was to lodge a complaint, only I didn't really get it.

Emails? Old fashioned letters to the editors? phone calls? what do we need to do to make the media understand that "We the (sane) people have had enough of this BS"? As much as I'm hoping that Trump put his only foot in his mouth enough times to make a mockery of himself (which he does daily and MSM seems not to notice), I think it's time we protest and make the media do their job. I'm ready -- I'm fired up and ready to call the media out.


Phwew -- I feel a bit better now after that rant.

Is the Hillary Campaign trying to win back OH and ensure Florida goes blue?

Or is it too late?

Are there campaign speeches planned? GOTV? Ads? Is the RNC just slamming the hell out of the airwaves to get this shift? I'm not sure I fully understand how so many swing states became so competitive in these last couple of weeks. I'm also wondering what is being done to try to turn the tide. Is Ohio a lost cause? Is Iowa a lost cause?

So - is there anything that Trump could say or do to alienate his supporters?

It seems like Trump can get away with saying whatever the hell he pleases and the more fiery his rhetoric, the more his supporters go bonkers. Perhaps this is a stupid question, but I keep wondering -- is there anything, anything, anything at all that tRump could say or do that would alienate his supporters?

The flip side of this is this -- is there anything that can come forward (and so much stuff has come forward that for any other candidate s/he's be dead int he water) that could totally cripple tRump's presidential campaign?

I'm familiar with all of the lists and websites that go into detail of all of the lies and deceit and fraud and downright terrible things tRump has done. None, none, none of it seems to matter to his supporters....so what would matter???

Alleged Russian mobster, wanted by Interpol, got VIP treatment at Trump's Miss Universe contest



Itís almost like Six Degrees of Separation: a reputed Russian mobster indicted for allegedly trying to fix the skating competition at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics is the same guy under indictment by the U.S. attorney in Manhattan for allegedly providing protection for a high-stakes illegal global gambling ring operating out of Trump Tower, and he is the same guy who turned up as a VIP on the red carpet at Donald Trumpís Miss Universe contest in Moscow in 2013.

Trump has tried for years to establish business ties with Russian companies and holding the Miss Universe contest in Moscow was part of that effort.

-snip-

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/9/15/1570446/-Alleged-Russian-mobster-wanted-by-Interpol-got-VIP-treatment-at-Trump-s-Miss-Universe-contest#view-story

Vice News Reporter Arrested While Seeking Credentials For Trump Event


Police arrested a Vice News reporter while he attempted to obtain credentials to cover a Donald Trump rally in Houston, the network said Saturday.

The reporter, Alex Thompson, was charged with trespassing and was being held in Houston central jail.

Thompson had entered the Omni Westside Hotel to check with the GOP presidential candidateís campaign if it had granted him press credentials to cover an event when he was arrested.

-snip-


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/reporter-arrested-trump-rally_us_57dd9c08e4b08cb140962d82?section=&

An honest question about the polls since Trumplestiltskin went off the rails yesterday

I did notice just the slightest uptickeat Nate Silver 538 for Hillary (still way too low for my comfort zone), and a slight downward tick on Daily Kos (at 70% today -- which is much higher than 538). I haven't checked Princeton Election Consortium and frankly I'm not going poll chasing today.

But -- I am honestly wondering if folks believe that what down yesterday with Trump and with the media finally excoriating him (and with Michelle stumping for Hillary in NC) whether there's an expectation that the Hillary bashing is done - for now - and new polling will reflect (some -- hopefully a lot) disgust with Trump. I sure hope so.

Thoughts this Saturday morning?

Where is Hillary (and team) speaking tomorrow and throughout the weekend?

I did see that Bernie would be in Ohio on Saturday. But what about Hillary's schedule? I didn't see it on her website. Just curious to see what her speaking plans are for the next several days.
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