If Donald Trump is elected as President of the United States, what will be YOUR

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  1. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago

    If Donald Trump is elected as President of the United States, what will be YOUR reaction?  Why?

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  2. lovemychris profile image65
    lovemychrisposted 2 years ago

    Disbelief. What everyone is ignoring is this guy's mental health. I think he is seriously unstable. There is something wrong with a person who can't take crtiticism, can't control his anger, and tells people to knock the crap out of someone else. And how do I know this? Imagine if Obama had told his supporters to knock the crap out of Tea Party demonstrators that disrupted his town halls.....Do you think he would be prez today?  He'd be facing lawsuits! Unlike Trump, who is filing the lawsuits! Classic bully behavior. Incite people to hit those that don't like you, then sue them on top of it! Trump makes himself the victim, doesn't even acknowledge he's done anything wrong. Lot of his supporters don't either. I saw 2 woman say they like that he said punch them in the nose. Take these same 2 woman, put Obama in Trumps place, and the Tea Party as protestors. There would be a complete reversal of feeling you can be sure of that. He's a demagogue. A real and true one. And a not so nice person. I don't care what people say about the other Trump. The public one needs medication. So, if he's elected, I'll be waiting for the psychological breakdown of our entire country. Like the Emperor that no one will say is naked, because they are afraid.

    1. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Omg, Sanders is right. Trump is pathological liar. I listened to his phone call with sycophant Chris Matthews. Trump said he spoke with police for half an hour and they told him to cancel rally. This is not true. He must have known it'd be found out!

    2. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Machiavellian tactic: draw fear and hatred away from himself to an Other and if no such person can be found, to trump up charges against someone. Maybe that's why name changed from Drumpf to Trump?

    3. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Good point. And a bully always loves to play the victim. It's psychopathic behavior. And you can bet no one tells him.

    4. ChristinS profile image94
      ChristinSposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      He is a narcissist of the highest order in a country full of low information, low IQ voters. He panders to the worst in people and this country is in for violence if his momentum continues.  A Hitler in the making who thinks rules don't apply to him

    5. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You are mocking the jews by calling him a Hitler. He isn't going to torture the illegal mexicans... just send them back home!

    6. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      He treats Muslims like Hitler treated jews. That's the comparison. But he's far from alone on this. Far from it.

    7. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      He never said he would put muslims in a concentration camp! He said he would stop them from coming in or back to our country! If you read the quran, it incites violence. Also do you not see difference between torture & deportation? Not the same!

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      Hxprofposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Trump's plan for deportation is one of his policies I agree with.  We've deported people in decades past and can still do it today!  This includes rounding up all who've overstayed their visas and sending them home.

    9. SweetiePie profile image83
      SweetiePieposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I am no Trump fan, but I actually think he has morphed into this looney tune just in hopes of getting elected. He brands himself as a reality TV mogul, owns the Miss America pageant, and loves to promote his brand left and right.

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      True sweetpie, can you imagine what will happen when MacDonalds runs the White House ? America as a corporate brand. Gone democracy. Land of fries and ketchup....

    11. SweetiePie profile image83
      SweetiePieposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Hillary will probably win anyway. Not a fan of Trump, and only lukewarm towards Hillary. In all honestly, Trump is playing it up in hopes of being elected. I like Sanders, but he does not stand a chance, unfortunately. Trump used to support Hillary

  3. Annsalo profile image85
    Annsaloposted 2 years ago

    We are at a crossroads in this country and I can see why many are pulling for him. After all he IS different.
    If he is elected I think I will be shocked. I will also be saddened that so many people voted for him without caring about his past, without caring how he treats people. Honestly I will be heartbroken for all the poor people who actually supported him. The man disliked poor people until this election when he suddenly cared about them. I can only imagine what will happen to the already low income people under his reign.
    The delusion I see for him is the same delusion that got up Obama. No different at all. Voting for someone because they tell it like it is or aren't PC is the same as voting for someone because they are black or female.
    The man has contradicted himself as much as Hillary, but the people who pull for him don't make it past the right wing websites to learn anything real about him.
    I really do fear what a country ran by him will be, and if he is elected I will fear for my children's future. So my reaction will be a big mix of sadness, disappointment, fear, anger, and frustration. I guess the one positive about him being elected will be the fact the prepper industry will make lots more money.
    Reality though is he is likely just a pawn to help Hillary get elected, which is almost as bad.

    1. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      People do not vote for black or woman. Otherwise they'd support West and Palin. It's policy. Black and woman are bonus from historical pov. And how come Trumps fans not voting cause he's white male?

    2. Annsalo profile image85
      Annsaloposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sorry I have heard with my own ears and read with my own eyes MANY ppl this election saying it was their duty to elect the first female, and when it was Obama I heard and saw the same thing. Not enough space for more.

    3. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yes,from a historical perspective it is imperative to growth. But I bet they would never cast vote for Carson or Fiorina. Duty aside, it comes down to policy.

    4. Annsalo profile image85
      Annsaloposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Actually for the ones I have seen, it comes down to party. As long as the female or black person is dem then those ppl support them. I wish we as a whole voted on policy, but I don't think majority of voters even know the policies.

    5. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      That's exactly it. Because there are also people who will never vote for a black man or a woman, but no one ever accuses them of voting "because he's a white man". It's discrimination in its oldest form.

    6. Annsalo profile image85
      Annsaloposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Well I do. I just don't think they are voting because he's white, I think many are actually ignorant enough to believe he will do some good because he says it like it is. He's making racism and being a homophobe cool again.

    7. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      One of his fans told protestor to go back to Africa. I think lot of its cause he's white. As much as I like Hillary because she's a woman. It's a part and parcel if it all. But only Hil and Obama supporters get treated like color/gender only reason.

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You can vote for Sanders if you do not like Hilary. A woman does not mean better. Thatcher was a woman too and she made the gap between poor and rich big time together with Reagan. The source of the crisis we live in today.

    9. ChristinS profile image94
      ChristinSposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I completely agree with you.  SAD that this violence inciting clown who hates women is taking this. I cannot wrap my head around those who support this lunatic.

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      malmseytinnedposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Its magnificent

    11. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      How do you know he disliked poor people before this election? Then the Hillary pawn thing... you say likely? That is a conspiracy theory! Have any proof that LIKELY points in that direction?

    12. Annsalo profile image85
      Annsaloposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      1999 interview Trump called people from families who had been poor for generations Morons. "How smart can they be? They're morons.”  That's the majority of ppl in my rural county and those same ppl support him.

    13. Express10 profile image87
      Express10posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Annsalo, why do those insulted by Trump support him?

    14. Annsalo profile image85
      Annsaloposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Because they either refuse to admit his wrong doings or are too uninformed to even know what they are. I truly don't understand how so many ppl ignore all the wrong he has done.

    15. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I read that and I agree that is wrong what he said! People do change. I know I am a much different person than 10 years ago!

    16. Angele Parris profile image76
      Angele Parrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I am not for Trump the politician. When Trump compares the quality of the airports of other countries, selling apartments to Chinese, (he does not have to support women or minorities), but America needs to improve the quality of its infrastructure.

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    LoliHeyposted 2 years ago

    My reaction will be the same no matter who wins the election: fear.  This country is going to hell in a hand basket no matter who wins, be it Trump, Sanders, or Clinton.  All is lost.  I've given up.  Worst presidential race in history.

    1. fpherj48 profile image77
      fpherj48posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I detest feeling so hopeless......BUT~~ DITTO  &  AMEN.

    2. Angele Parris profile image76
      Angele Parrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Well, Bill Clinton does have presidential experience, but I hope the candidacy of this election is a reflection of others to come... lol

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    PeterStipposted 2 years ago

    I will open my house for Americans who'll seek political asylum.

    1. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Can I go there now? Please?!??!?

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You're welcome. Of course....you have to do all the European paperwork first and after a year in a refugee camp somewhere in the limbo you'll be sent home... Unless you come illegal, which is fine by me. Spain is a bit in a crisis but it's sunny...

    3. ChristinS profile image94
      ChristinSposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I'd love to, but I have to stay here and continue fighting for reason so that my kids and grand kids might have a fighting chance one day.  It's discouraging after all these years of "lesser of two evils" ugh.

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You're right Christin. Fight locally,without guns, but with a positive and social awareness.

    5. MizBejabbers profile image92
      MizBejabbersposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry, but I've tried to learn Spanish twice and don't have the knack. I'm sure Spain is wonderful. I have some ancestry that I suspect came from there.

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      take care Miz, Maybe Canada is an option as well ;-)
      Politics....
      All those guys, finding themselves so important. Def. macho behaviour.
      Let's go and have a cup of chocolate...Bet Trump is lousy in making them.

    7. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I'm leaving. He is frightening. You see now how Hitler and Mussolini rose. He's a liar and bought and sold.

    8. Denis Lubojanski profile image43
      Denis Lubojanskiposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I think it will be the best place for me! smile

    9. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I hate when people compare Trump to Hitler. I bet the people who were in the concentration camps would disagree lol.

    10. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Peter
      Good for you, but not in my country. And comparing anyone with Hitler is sick. That is for those people in the chain that make such comparison.
      I can't really navigate thru this ? Someone should write a hub. bye

    11. fpherj48 profile image77
      fpherj48posted 24 months agoin reply to this

      MzB....No worries. 1 week w/ me & I'll have U spitting out Espanol like U were born there! Pack UR castinettes & sombrero!  Christin, U can visit on Holidays!

  6. Link10103 profile image75
    Link10103posted 2 years ago

    My reaction will be a complete and total loss of faith in humanity...

    I get that there are stupid people wherever you go, but if there's THAT many for someone like Trump to win a freaking presidential election condensed into one country, I have serious misgivings about any kind of future we have. Well, more misgivings.

    Just think, people in other countries are watching this unfold...embarrassing really.

    1. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Our Founders had a healthy respect for the threat fear poses to reason. They knew that, under the right circumstances, fear can trigger the temptation to surrender freedom to a demagogue promising strength and security in return.

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      LoliHeyposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It may seem that people are tired of the liberal agenda, and they want change.  They may seem like bad people to you, but liberals may seem like bad people to them.

    3. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You mean like how we wanted change from Republicans and voted Obama? How'd that work out? We never got to really know. Expect the same in return. Or do the rules change with the political wind?

    4. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      How can anyone be tired of the liberal agenda when its blocked by conservatives from the start...

      And no, the people I'm specifically referring to are quite the bad peoples, from any view point and by any standard. They are a minority though.

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Why not go for a more social democratic agenda like the one Bernie Sanders is offering. He will give a change to the money dictated country.

    6. ChristinS profile image94
      ChristinSposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      People here have been taught to fear democratic socialism. The corpoate interests that own the 2 parties can't have people start voting for the best interests of the people and cutting into profits. All media is propaganda and people dont research.

    7. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Oh no how dare a populist get elected... oh wait thats a good thing, i'm an ordinary person!(: As for other countries... I bet North Korea & China & some other countries with oppressed citizens might actually like Trump as their leader!

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      True Rupert, Trump would be another Putin. Oppressing all opinions that are against him. No more freedom of speech. All tv will be pro Trump. Rappers be warned, remember Pussy Riot.

    9. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I am not rupert if you were talking to me lol and i was being sarcastic I don't think he will oppress free speech. After all he speaks more freely and not PC than any other candidate ever!

    10. Mercedesmedlin profile image81
      Mercedesmedlinposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      And can we all take a moment to realize that Rubio doesn't believe global warming is man made. (Even though now he has dropped out) Like.......bruh

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      sorry Robert..
      As for not PC, not PC and freedom of speech are different things. Hitler was non PC.
      As for freedom of speech I was thinking about tightening up the media even more then is today. McCarthy eat your heart out...
      Murdoch rules!!

    12. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I heard Ramundo on radio today--the reporter Trump told to go back to univision. He said only twice in his life has he had a politician have a bodyguard remove him from asking questions. One was Fidel Castro, the other was Donald Trump.

    13. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      he wasn't called on & just stood up... that is what most refer to as a heckler!

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      Hxprofposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Mercedes: I didn't know Rubio was a denier of man made global warming.  Heck, maybe I was wrong not to vote for him!  Oh wait, there was that Gang of Eight thing.....yep, that's why I didn't vote for Rubio.

  7. ptosis profile image71
    ptosisposted 2 years ago

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    I'm already scared, Trump stirs fears and violence. In the book by Bary Glassner, "The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane Crashes, Road Rage, & So Much More", the author describes how the political uses of generating fear to motivate people into a state of confusion and free floating anxiety. A culture of fear that catastrophizes with worst case slippery slope scenarios with powerfully emotional images coupled with fear mongering journalism creates a constant under siege mentality on the human body that can literally make a person sick with fear. - http://hubpages.com/health/Fear-Works

    1. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent!

    2. Electro-Denizen profile image83
      Electro-Denizenposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It's what Hitler was good at: "We are a great, great nation and don't deserve this humiliation! We will return to our former glory!" and then also "It's the fault of the immigrants" (in this case Jews).  Crowds suck this kind of stuff up, it's sad.

    3. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yes it is. They can't even see the correlation between how the Jews were treated then, and how Muslims are treated now. It's glaringly obvious!

    4. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The Jews were involved in 911 except maybe as a target of the Muslim Terrorists. FACT

    5. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Nah, oded yinon/greater Israel has been planned for decades.Took Bush to agree to do it, because Clinton wouldnt. American and Israeli zionist neocons. Muslims were the scapegoat. As Bibi said, one thing very good for us was 9/11.Break up the ME. NWO

  8. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
    bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years ago

    It would be one step toward disbanding the Loyal Party Voter. It took both parties to bring down this country in 2008, and today we are still declining and the country is more divided than during the Civil War.

    We really couldn't do any worse with Trump, then we would if the party, either of them went back in control. Both parties have divergent goals, and it causes gridlock in congress, and the losing party has only one goal take down whatever the winning party will put up while it is in control.

    Look back at the history of the US for the last 100 yrs and you will see it.
    Neither party has had the solutions, but both parties contribute to the problem. The source of this problem stems from the loyal party voters, who allow this system of failure to continue in the name of the party loyal.

    Congress is not a local sports team, and when congress loses, the country loses. It doesn't matter which group of players failed, because it doesn't change the fact that we the people and the country lost.

    What possible bad road could Trump take us down that we have only been down with the aid of the liberals and the conservatives.
    They have failed us, and continue to fail us, and Trump could be the catalyst for a new political paradigm.

    So my reaction would be, it is time for a change.
    When people start with their doom and gloom about Trump, they are being emotional and irrational because they don't cite any facts or anything of substance. They are having an anxiety attack where all they see is a dark shadow.

    1. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Ahmmmm, no. When I see a guy take glee in hurting others, I don't want him as neighbor, let alone president. Character matters. His is SORELY lacking.

    2. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I don't see it. Explain it.

    3. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Advocating for torture even it gets no results.

      Very characteristic...

    4. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Telling people try not to hurt them, but if you do I'll pay your legal fees. Punch em, knock the crap out if em. Waterboarding and worse. I hear boarding school boys are very sadistic. Detached from the pain inflicted on others. Kill for sport, etc.

    5. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Really, you don't have to vote for him. And that is your biggest issue for the presidency. And you are taking the side of the protester, why?
      Do you also take the side of the terrorist being water boarded, over the victims of the terrorists, beheaded

    6. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      War crimes aren't a big issue? Who knew...

      And um, not burst your bubble or anything, but i assume most people aren't talking about actual terrorists when it comes to torture. Theyre talking about the non terrorists we've torture to death. Shocking.

    7. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I do not support violence, torture, war, racism, misogyny, buying laws, hiding money, scamming people, and telling Americans they should leave on a stretcher if they protest Trump.
      The people they tortured has beheaded no one. Not charged. Amoral.

    8. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Under your criteria, I don't know who is left to vote for.
      What you prioritize is yours, don't make it the biggest issue of the campaign.
      911, the US gov left us unprotected from 19 terrorists, isn't that a more important issue, period?

    9. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      American values are THE issue! I thought you knew that. What else is there? Either we are here to form a more perfect union or not. 9/11 was an inside job. And so far no one had been charged.  Values in limbo.

    10. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Lol...I'm sure electing a guy who has no qualms about torturing and blowing up civilians will have absolutely no negative impact on the country's future, cuz apparently that's a non issue.

      No wonder terrorists want to annihilate us...

    11. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      OK, I am dizzy, we keep talking about minutia. We did the same thing in 2008, and the economy collapsed, and nobody thought it was important during the year and a half of campaigning. Don't vote for Trump
      Now what about the real critical issues?????

    12. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You don't get to choose critical issues. You get to have yours, that's all. If you are OK with torture and stifling dissent in America, that's you. It's a critical issue to some. That ok?

    13. RJ Schwartz profile image92
      RJ Schwartzposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Leslie / quit trying to play connect the dots - learn your facts on the benefits we received from water boarding before you speak about it - lives were Saved, again lives were Saved

    14. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      According to whom? I've read just the opposite. And it happens to be against the law. Plenty of people can justify breaking the law: need money to feed my family for instance.No one tells them you are right--end justifies means.They end up on prison.

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Ralph torture does not work, never worked. I can waterboard you and I'm sure you will come up with a list of names that are terrorists, including your friends. It's an inhuman and inefficient way to find the "truth".

    16. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I hope that I have stirred up things about this question, because most of the negative comments are simply emotional, factless, biased, party loyal and just hearsay. We are not in grade school, and we shouldn't just parrot what the other kids are say

    17. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Didn't think that things hes literally caught on video saying counts as hearsay.

      Isn't all that hard to infer his views when he retweets Nazi quotes either...

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Bradmaster I think that most people voting for Trump, vote emotionally. Populist politicians are addressing emotions not content. Most of the time negative emotions. Fear sells.

    19. MizBejabbers profile image92
      MizBejabbersposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Brad your comments keep harping on "last 24 years". Are you not old enough to remember Reaganomics and the recession of the 1980s? Do you think that Reaganomics was so wonderful?

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      Hxprofposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Miz, the recession of the 80s??? Really? Were our yearly deficits too high?  Yes. However, Reagan wasn't mostly to blame for that.  His tax cuts brought in tremendous tax revenues.  All Congress had to do was cut some spending.

    21. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      MizJabbers
      Actually it goes all the way bay to the 79s when the country started its decline that still continues today. The economy is unstable today as it was in 2008, and as in 2008 no one today is considering the economy as a major issue.

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    peter565posted 2 years ago

    If he is elected, there will be WW3. I may as well prepare myself, for the day, I got drafted and have to go to war and probably die sad

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What is the basis for this delusion??

    2. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Advocating for blowing up families of terrorists doesn't particularly paint the best picture of peace...

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      peter565posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I am more worry he declaring war on another country, due to stupid hot headed reason and the next thing we know, total war.

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      LoliHeyposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      WW3 is going to happen with or without Trump.  It is already beginning.  The stage is set.

    5. chris7800 profile image81
      chris7800posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Except Trump is less militaristic than most of his rivals; he has opined that the military should only be used when the United States is directly threatened. Clinton (who voted in favor of invading Iraq) would be more likely to start WWIII.

    6. Sgt Prepper profile image60
      Sgt Prepperposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Confederate General Albert Pike wrote a letter to another globalist Luciferian in Europe outlining the need for three world wars to establish a New World Order. Two down & one to go.

  10. Daniel Gottlob profile image75
    Daniel Gottlobposted 2 years ago

    Regardless of whether Trump gets elected or not, we still must deal with the fact that he did not get to be the Republican Primary front runner or potentially the presidency by himself. For those of us that see the dangers he poses, we have utterly failed to be effective stewards in turning that tide. So I will work to better understand his appeal and try to demystify the pretenses that feed that appeal if unfounded.

    Don't get me wrong, I am going to be sad, I am going to be disappointed and I am going to complain (though mostly in private). But I am going to move forward after that. Feelings of futility and hopelessness breed fear and anger. I would hope that Trump the candidate and Trump the President will be different and I think he will. Still don't know if that is a positive assurance.

    I'd focus more on local elections and Congress. I would hope that the Republican Party would finish it's identity crisis and fracture altogether so something more cohesive (and less Tea Party'ish) can take its place. I may try to take a more active role in whatever that is if it is representative of what I feel generally.

    I will take to heart that fear and anger are powerful tools and can make otherwise reasonable people seek solace in the wrong people. I think that is something that is key. We can not resort to turning groups of people into monsters otherwise we throw waste into the putrid mess that created this environment.

    I will not move to Canada. I will not get into fist fights with Trump supporters. I will not stick my head in the sand for 4 years. I will not be complacent.

    I will try to better understand what it is I believe and while I believe it. I will try to talk more with others about what I think and believe in a way that makes them want to do the same.

    I will work to win people over, but not by defeating them. It is not over.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Great speech, but what is the problem with Trump?
      Both parties with their professional politicians have caused the country to decline since the 70s, and the decline continues. I don't see that Trump could do worse, the bar is low, & he c do bette

    2. Daniel Gottlob profile image75
      Daniel Gottlobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Need more chars. There are several issues I have w/ Donald Trump's candidacy; from his lack of understanding of foreign affairs, trade policy, to his hateful divisive rhetoric. There's a diff. btw saying it how it is vs not caring about what you say.

    3. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Daniel
      The democratic and republican party members that have been in congress and the presidency don't understand foreign affairs, trade policy or much of anything. The results are the proof of my statement.
      What hateful, divisive Rhetoric?????

  11. stinkytofu profile image60
    stinkytofuposted 2 years ago

    noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.

    1. Mercedesmedlin profile image81
      Mercedesmedlinposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      ^ true

    2. rahmat54146 profile image42
      rahmat54146posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      i agree with you bob

    3. IMJ Marketing profile image61
      IMJ Marketingposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Then who big Bob?

  12. RJ Schwartz profile image92
    RJ Schwartzposted 2 years ago

    I will be optimistic about Americas future for the first time in a decade.  Immigration laws will be enforced.  The government will finally be reformed to a leaner and more efficient management group.  Jobs will be more plentiful and stable - investors will see a reason to invest in the USA again.  What's not to love about that?

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with that, and if it doesn't work we won't be any worse off than if we voted in one of the other candidates. We know what they will do, and that doesn't look good.

    2. profile image0
      LoliHeyposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I agree.

    3. Jennifer Mugrage profile image93
      Jennifer Mugrageposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Those are the things Trump says he is going to do, but  I'm not sure he really has the know-how or the humility to actually make them happen.

    4. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Trump has so many things in common with fascism that it's frightening. That is radical authoritarian nationalism. Quoting Musolini in his tweets, using a scapegoat , the Muslims and imigrants to blame everything. Heil Trump...

    5. Misfit Chick profile image73
      Misfit Chickposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Palin did the same thing for McCain - stirred up conservative extremists. I liked him and WANTED to vote for him; but I could not vote for her. Could not. Gender is irrelevant. Trump's campaign mirrors what his presidency would be like. Yeah, scary.

    6. Rupert Taylor profile image98
      Rupert Taylorposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I refer you to this video of Trump supporters agreeing with quotes they think come from Trump but actually come from Hitler. And you don't find this deeply troubling? Amazing.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NzhQWcc7h4

    7. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Rupert
      What are you trying to prove by making these implications?
      If you don't like Trump, then don't vote for him, it is as simple as that.
      How about more issues, and less mud.

    8. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It's not implication, it's history rhyming. And you would have more credibility if you would find a Clinton basher and tell them less mud. There are plenty of them, I'll be waiting.Latest is Trump making her out to be a dog or something.Real classy.

    9. Rupert Taylor profile image98
      Rupert Taylorposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I'm not trying to "imply" anything. I'm stating clearly that Trump is a bigot, misogynist, liar, rabble-rousing demagogue, who fits the psychological profile of a psychopath. As President of the U.S. he would be disaster for America and the world.

    10. profile image60
      malmseytinnedposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Its striking

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      malmseytinnedposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Thats phenomenal

    12. cfin profile image79
      cfinposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I'd laugh. America needs to take the thumb out and stop with the 40% corp tax. They blame the likes of Ireland for having low taxes? It's the one thing trump gets right. But it'll never happen. They preach capitalism, but only for themselves.

    13. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      to the video about Trump supporters and Hitler... you could make that video for any candidate! Also do you think they only asked those people. Or did they have to ask a ton?! Please don't use stuff like that to make a decision.

    14. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Ermmm, your guys did. Have you not seen the Tea Party protests with pictures of Obama as Hitler? Someone should have punched them in the face, huh?

    15. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      im not a teaparty supporter! Also i wasn't defending the teaparty anyways. I was saying, that kinda video could be made about any candidate lol... which your sentence proves my point.

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      huycongposted 2 years agoin reply to this
    17. profile image62
      bulletindataposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You're forgetting the tax will go up. The rich will become richer and the poor will start starving and dying because they are simply "losers".

    18. Glenn Co profile image86
      Glenn Coposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      . . . Sure, one of his favorite way of covering his massive failures is declaring bankruptcy, and walking away from his self incurred responsibilities!!

    19. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, and like Cheney, he took 5 deferments on the draft, but now is all tough talk "torture and worse". He's not out there dealing w the aftermath of his words. Neither are his kids.

    20. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Clinton ran to England during the Vietnam War, and Obama never served in the military. So what is your point?

  13. chris7800 profile image81
    chris7800posted 2 years ago

    My first reaction would be to breathe a sigh of relief because we'd be safe from a(nother) Clinton presidency. I think Rand Paul was the only candidate who could really solve our problems and that we lose regardless of who wins at this point. However, Clinton would be a greater loss for America than Trump; her strategy is to basically continue what Obama has been doing (and, to a lesser extent, what Bush and Bill Clinton were doing), which hasn't been successful. It is the thinking of Clinton and her ilk that is responsible for many of our current problems, which is one reason so many people are drawn to Trump. To fall back on a cliché, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results. If you believe this, then voting for Clinton is insanity. At least Trump would do something different. At worst, he takes us from our current path to doom and starts us on an alternate path to doom. At best, he actually makes America great again.

    1. Jennifer Mugrage profile image93
      Jennifer Mugrageposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Ha ha, great answer.  Unfortunately I think it would be the alternate (and probably much faster) path to doom.

    2. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The reason why the world is in a crisis is because Reagan and Thatcher opened the world for neo-conservatism and free market system. The rich got all the freedom, the rights of the poor destroyed. Trump will continue with no labor rights.

    3. chris7800 profile image81
      chris7800posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      While Reagan and Thatcher were far from perfect, we've had much bigger problems since then.

    4. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      True, the biggest problem we have right now is Climate change. (And we cant afford a US president who doesnt believe in Climate change) But the free market of Milton Friedman made the grap between the 1% and the 99%.

    5. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The biggest problem that we have now is the instability of our economy. This could be another 2008 surprise.

  14. Jennifer Mugrage profile image93
    Jennifer Mugrageposted 2 years ago

    I would be dismayed. 

    I do not agree with Clinton or Sanders' policies, but at least they are experienced politicians would lead from a coherent philosophy.  I don't think Trump would.   

    He thinks he knows everything.  That's hugely dangerous in a leader. 

    He also, as far as I can tell, has never been in a situation where there were actual consequences for messing up.  There was always more money, so he could lose a lot of money and even go bankrupt without really feeling it.  He was always in control, so he could fire people at will and make problems go away by fiat.  None of that will be true when he's president. 

    If he can't convince someone of his point of view, he just writes them off with insults.  That won't work for preventing wars.

    I know it is hard to imagine how Trump could possibly do more damage to this country than a committed socialist utopian, but I believe he would find a way.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      ditto to my other comments. It is so repetitious, it is like everyone is drinking the same potion.

    2. Stevennix2001 profile image90
      Stevennix2001posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      And when you're working in the private sector, its a lot easier to hide your personal business and avoid being attacked by the media which something I don't think trump is used to. Sure he's used to reality TV criticism but its not the same thing

  15. Tusitala Tom profile image66
    Tusitala Tomposted 2 years ago

    Mine would be, "Well, a nation gets the leaders it deserves."   I leave you to interpret how I feel by making that remark.

    How do you feel?

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      ditto to my other comments.

    2. justthemessenger profile image82
      justthemessengerposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I say amen to that.

  16. Snowsprite profile image60
    Snowspriteposted 2 years ago

    I would be horrified. If even a 1/4 of what I have heard about him is true  he is worse the our PM in every way and then some.  Neither of them should be allowed that kind of power.  It is one thing to strengthen immigration and quite another to be an excessive bigot and racist which is what he comes across as in my view.  I am ashamed of the values that the UK has to vote in the current government and I would hope that at least one of our countries have some good standards and good sense.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What have people heard about you?

  17. Misfit Chick profile image73
    Misfit Chickposted 2 years ago

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/12924709_f260.jpg

    I feel it is my duty to re-post this image here from Twitter. The Donald knows how to take advantage of people and say all the right things for his own gains. He does this with celebrities, too - if they have a story that is swirling around them; he will jump on the social media bandwagon just to have his name flying around with whatever the hot topic of the day is.

    A candidate as divisive as he is won't win against Hillary; and this image is why: He's a wolf in sheep's clothing. I know, everyone thought the same of Obama. But, this country is better off now than when he took office - much better off. He did a better job than his haters thought he would; AND the world didn't end in an apocolypse, either - as was forcasted.

    I'm sorry, but right-wing extremists will not be allowed in the Oval Office EVER AGAIN. Find a candidate who is just 'right-wing' and who makes sense without insulting the intelligence of We the People - and someday there may be another GOP president in that office. That isn't going to happen anytime soon with the ridiculous candidates they choose to back. The Donald hasn't gone up against Hillary, yet. If you don't choose a different candidate - he will fail, miserably.

    1. profile image78
      Hxprofposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Trump is failing in polls against Hillary.  Both Rubio and Cruz have done well in polls vs Hillary.  People that are understandably upset with our government are, IMO, rolling the dice with Trump.

    2. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      have the polls been accurate this year?

    3. IMJ Marketing profile image61
      IMJ Marketingposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It's nice to post an image to defame someone.....I've actually seen this image without any writing on it.....What does that tell you people?

    4. Besarien profile image84
      Besarienposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I hear what you are saying but most American have memories like goldfish when it comes to politics and current events. I'm talking about even intelligent, college educated voters here. Most can't tell you who their own Congress people are.

    5. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      This image if fake! He never said that! Please do your research before spreading lies... wow!

    6. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It does seem likely that the meme is fake.

      Not that that detracts anything from the litany of problems he's had from the start of this election cycle.

    7. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      the polls have been wrong many times this year...

    8. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      None of the other politicians, or Obama have used the same methods as you rant about Trump.
      I have to keep asking when I see comments like this, Where have you been for the last 24 years?

    9. Ken Burgess profile image90
      Ken Burgessposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      He will win against Hillary, 1 because he is an outsider 2 because he is pointing out the real problems that are crushing our economy and future 3 because Hillary has more dirt than Trump and that will be proven out.

    10. MovieMatt profile image48
      MovieMattposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The only reason the country is better off than when Obama took office is because he took office in the MIDDLE of a recession. Obama did nothing but impede progress & slow recovery. we could have put anyone in office in '09 & the country bette

    11. Dean Traylor profile image95
      Dean Traylorposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Hate to say it, but the meme is a fake. It was covered on Snopes. It may sound like something he'd say, but alas this didn't come from him. Then again, who needs a meme? He has uttered more outrageous things than that.

    12. Perspycacious profile image80
      Perspycaciousposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The only way Hillary or Trump can get elected will be because Hillary will run against Trump and Trump will run against Hillary.  Two potential losers who have clearly show who they really are. Not good!

  18. profile image0
    Bronwyn Joy Ellioposted 2 years ago

    On Inauguration Day, I will be in front of my television here in Australia, watching the swearing in of President Trump with a feeling of hope and pride for the American Nation.
    Trump is the only hope for the US economy, security, and trade.
    If I was American, I would be voting Trump.

    1. Misfit Chick profile image73
      Misfit Chickposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Your comment could be taken as serious or satire, LoL! What scares me is people who look at the image I posted and are okay. How brainwashed can people be - even all the way down in Australia? That's why your comment almost sounds like satire, ha!

    2. MarianM profile image36
      MarianMposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Catherine , lol I agree!

    3. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Catherine what is satire is the image you posted is fake! Stop spreading lies and do research before posting stuff that defames people.

  19. impizi profile image61
    impiziposted 2 years ago

    Will he cause more death and suffering than Bush Jr ?

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What is the basis of your opinion?

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      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It's not an opinion but a question.

    3. Glenn Co profile image86
      Glenn Coposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Two wrongs don't make a right!!

    4. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Peter
      What is the basis of your ?, I don't have any basis to accept the premise of your ?

  20. roob profile image82
    roobposted 2 years ago

    Thank God it wasn't Hillary!!! He is the best candidate besides Kasich in my opinion. Hillary is the biggest liar I have ever seen, honestly. Bernie will give everything away for free... which you would like if you or your family doesn't work hard. Trump is crazy but the politicians have failed time after time, I don't want PC I just want someone to be correct lol.

  21. Electro-Denizen profile image83
    Electro-Denizenposted 2 years ago

    Rich boy who's lost a lot of his daddy's money, but rich enough for it not to matter to him.

    Good luck America....

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Trump got started by following his Dad, but all his money now is from him, not his dad. Thanks for meddling,

    2. Electro-Denizen profile image83
      Electro-Denizenposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      UK people were not impressed by being seen as on the same side as Bush Jnr. So anyone that has zero diplomacy and minimal understanding of international issues (i.e. Trump), is a frightening prospect to those who are seen as US allies...

    3. Express10 profile image87
      Express10posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You're right, E-D, Trump's dad gave him a one million dollar loan to start his first business(es). A start that the majority of Americans could never get from family or the government. Did his father have any stake in his other companies to lose?

    4. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Not only did he get his father's money, but also his connections.You don't just make it in New York real estate or anything else. And i think his daughter is married to the grandson of the man who gave Trumps dad his start?&Ivanka and Chelsea fri

    5. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What is your point? It appears that you know nothing about the man, or NYC/

  22. profile image78
    Hxprofposted 2 years ago

    I'll simply sit by and watch.  The guy's not getting my vote because his character is awful.  I like some of his policies, but can't trust him....at all.  I saw Cruz or Rand Paul as the only two I could vote for.  Either would shrink the size of the government, and arguably, Cruz is ALMOST as anti-establishment as Trump, but without the major character flaws.

    1. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      But he wants to implement religious law, which is worse. His father thinks he is on a mission from god....and not the nice god either. The hell fire and brimstone one.

    2. profile image78
      Hxprofposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, his dad is a dominionist, and has even been campaigning for him.  But - Ted Cruz has never breathed a single word about bringing religious law to America....he's a constitutionalist, and our constitution doesn't work with religious law.

    3. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Outlaw abortion. Anti constitition, religious law. This applies to all of them, though. They're all anti constitutionalists.

    4. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Leslie
      At what point is Abortion putting a human to death? and at what point is it not? The only answer to that ? was avoided by the SC in Roe V Wade.

    5. fpherj48 profile image77
      fpherj48posted 24 months agoin reply to this

      LMAO!!  Leslie.."and not the nice god either."  You just cracked me up.  I haven't laughed this hard at one simple statement in months!  Thanks, I needed that..LOL..I'm still laughing. Weird how some things just strike me as hilarious!

  23. Missy Smith profile image86
    Missy Smithposted 2 years ago

    Just mentally prepare for Armageddon I suppose. So sad. The last battle of Good vs. Evil before God comes to end it all. It seems we are already in the process of fighting this battle. Let's get ready folks!!

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      God is not here, Trump is here.

    2. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      not yet brad

    3. Glenn Co profile image86
      Glenn Coposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Truer words could not be spoken!! 
      Well said Missy!!

    4. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      God is not here, money is here.

    5. Glenn Co profile image86
      Glenn Coposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Well said Missy!!

    6. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      When was the last successful outcome based on In God We Trust?

    7. fpherj48 profile image77
      fpherj48posted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Speaking of "Armageddon,"  has anyone here read the brand new book by Dick Morris?  It promises to be a Hillary killer.  Strange, he was a heavy duty Clintonite at one time.

    8. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      No,  but coulter has a new book, "in trump we trust"....geez,  I said he was a demigod,  and look!  In trump/God we trust!!! Intuition never lies.

  24. Mercedesmedlin profile image81
    Mercedesmedlinposted 2 years ago

    Cry because Trump is everything I wouldn't want in a president and why people support him I don't understand. He has no morals whatsoever. Also this is going to be my first time eligible to vote in a presidential election and I hate all of the candidates except Bernie.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      If that is your position, then please don't vote. We have no idea what you want in a pres.

    2. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      She wants Bernie. And you go vote every time you get a chance Mercedes!

    3. Mercedesmedlin profile image81
      Mercedesmedlinposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Leslie, I will!

    4. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      She wants the one candidate that's been consistent throughout his political career, doesn't sell out to corporations, and advocates policies that actually help the American people...you act as if Sanders hasnt said and shown all of this already Brad.

    5. Aime F profile image84
      Aime Fposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      LOL

      "If you're not voting for someone I like then please don't vote."

      That pretty much sums up a Trump supporter, doesn't it?

    6. Link10103 profile image75
      Link10103posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Now all we need is a sucker punch...

    7. The Indexer profile image83
      The Indexerposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe there will be a third candidate for whom people can vote as a "plague on both your houses" option.

    8. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      There was in 2000- Nader. And also Ross Perot....and i was very excited for McKinney or Graver. But, it is what it is. You can cast your vote for 3rd party...inevitably, it helps one or the  other major party candidates. It's a huge hurdle.

    9. supremeupbeat k profile image65
      supremeupbeat kposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Your vote is your right, vote whom you prefer.

  25. Brigitte Thompson profile image82
    Brigitte Thompsonposted 2 years ago

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/12925306_f260.jpg

    Here is my question  and I think a very important one.

    Were is the money he raised for the Veterans??

    As you may recall, Trump held a last minute fund raiser for our Veterans when he decided that Mrs. Kelly was treating him unfair (break out the violins).

    All big hype in the media.. then... silence....nothing..... No bragging rights about how much money he did raise besides the 6 or 7 Million that his friends promised???? 

    Let's face it.  Trump likes to brag and especially about his poll rankings..  my polls this and my polls that.

    If he did in fact raise money from his website for the Vet's  he should have a substantial amount of money in that account by now.

      A website he claims to have created so that anyone wanting to donate to our Vet's would have the ability to do so.  Add those donations to his his "so" called personal donation of 1 Million dollars along with his high powered friends.  There should be a significant amount of money available in his website accounts.

    Yet -----Trump or the media ever brings that up.. One would expect Trump to boast about it?????   As he has proven to be a self centered ego maniac. 

    "Egomania is also known as an obsessive preoccupation with one's self and applies to someone who follows their own ungoverned impulses and is possessed by delusions of personal greatness and feels a lack of appreciation. Someone suffering from this extreme egocentric focus is an egomaniac. Egomania - Wikipedia".

    Remember that Cartoon Character --  Richie Rich???  That is Trump  totally clueless!!!

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You have joined the many that can attack without substance or facts, and there is no comment on the comparative plans and solutions of all the candidates. The one issue you raised could be easily verified by you chose not to look it up.????

    2. Brigitte Thompson profile image82
      Brigitte Thompsonposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yes  I did look it up!!!!  You need to read the Washington Post.. they are asking the same questions-- where are the funds you raised for our Veterans ?????

    3. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah they are asking the same questions... but are they getting any answers? if it was true why would cruz or rubio not have proven it already? many people have asked that question and made that claim but i haven't seen proof of it yet.

    4. Brigitte Thompson profile image82
      Brigitte Thompsonposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      All I am saying is-- We all know Trump loves to brag about himself.  If Trump was truly raising more money.
      He would boast about it all over the news.  His Ego Mania  would compel him to  brag about all the good he supposedly doing for our country -

    5. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      That is not good evidence & everytime i hear him speak he brags about how much he gives the vets... not that its true but thats what he says & its yet to be proven otherwise. Please don't use a personality as evidence. I could say Hillary onl

    6. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe he can't tell anyone where it is, because he's being audited.DERP oh I know I know, it's the big bad IRS nothing donald did.He's an angel.Just remember, it doesn't matter what you say as long as u have a nice piece of a by your side.Ty, R women

    7. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      There are such things as random audits. I know he said he thinks its unfair. Maybe cause he's rich & in spotlight. I think most americans cheat on their taxes at least a little bit whether intentional or lazy. And idk why your bring up his wife..

    8. Brigitte Thompson profile image82
      Brigitte Thompsonposted 2 years agoin reply to this
    9. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Brigitte that is the one thing I don't like about Trump, when he makes fun of people also when the other politicians do it. I am gunna go because I don't like to bully and belittle people like that link you posted. Peace!

    10. Brigitte Thompson profile image82
      Brigitte Thompsonposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      True.  However, I am not running for the president of the United States.

    11. Perspycacious profile image80
      Perspycaciousposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Read Charles Krouthammer's appraisal of each candidate's foreign policy outlook published in my local paper 4/4/2016.

  26. Chriswillman90 profile image96
    Chriswillman90posted 2 years ago

    I would be shocked but I won't say it'll be doom and gloom like many believe. Maybe we would be just as surprised that America gets restored as we were knowing Trump could win. He's also not a dictator, we do have congress and a constitution after all so he can't call all the shots.

    1. Perspycacious profile image80
      Perspycaciousposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      He can call a lot of shots as BH Obama has proven.  Don't think Republicans would be unhappy to write just as many "Executive Orders" as BH did.  Our government may have a Constitution but is disfunctional.

  27. Hakpenguin profile image74
    Hakpenguinposted 2 years ago

    I'll move to AMERICA !

    Only problem is it would be hard to get a visa.

    But it's worth it smile

    1. profile image56
      huycongposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      i love america
      bat dong san
      http://chocanho.org

  28. chainfreeliving profile image75
    chainfreelivingposted 2 years ago

    The fact that his own party is against him should tell you a lot. Like him or hate him, Trump is threatening the same people that JFK was threatening - He is not owned by anybody and he will not be as easily controlled by those who have the power to influence national and global events. The Act Of 1871 spelled the beginning of the end for the interests and welfare of the American people being protected by their own Government. Read this article to learn more. I'm surprised how many people do not know that the U.S. is basically a corporation that was created to meet the greedy power needs of International Business. 'The United States Isn't a Country— It's a Corporation!'   http://www.serendipity.li/jsmill/us_corporation.htm

    1. Ken Burgess profile image90
      Ken Burgessposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent insight and spot on... its a shame so many Americans are so easily manipulated by the Media and how they paint a person.  Rather than looking at the issues that are destroying our nation, they focus in on soundbites fed them (no context).

    2. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      He's letting Heritage Foundation pick Supreme Court justice...I'd say he's on the team.

    3. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Leslie
      The SC is a political joke, as is there 5-4 decisions. It may decide the law, but it doesn't resolve the issue brought before it.

  29. IslandBites profile image87
    IslandBitesposted 2 years ago

    First, I'd laugh. Then, I'd shake my head in disbelief...

  30. Philanthropy2012 profile image87
    Philanthropy2012posted 2 years ago

    Deeply disappointed. It never ceases to amaze us Brits how prone Americans are to supporting psychopaths that are clearly trying to exploit the average man's vulnerabilities.

    He's just a character invented and backed by a whole team of advisers (dictating everything he says and does) and if you can't see that then just ask yourself what you would do in his position of trying to become US president: would you tell the truth knowing most people will disagree with you, or would you lie through your teeth and say what you think will gain you the most supporters?

    Would you state your mild, uncontroversial opinions, or would you declare bizarre but most importantly memorable ideas such as building a wall to keep Mexicans out?

    If even you yourself would play the public for suckers then how can you expect everyone isn't doing the same to you now?

    It's true, all politicians do this to some degree - the democratic part is trying to choose the least sociopathic, bloodlusting monster out of the bunch. Obama seemed less of this than the others, as does Bernie Sanders. Neither of them were ever going to do something ridiculously terrible, but can we say the same thing about Trump's caricature?

    In either case, I'm glad to live in the UK/Europe where our problems (whilst undoubtedly existent) are fewer.

    1. IMJ Marketing profile image61
      IMJ Marketingposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      And I wonder if anyone from hear goes to a UK site to give their opinions?

    2. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It's important what we do. As you all so often remind us, America is the most powerful country on earth...it matters what we do. And, as they say, if America catches a cold, the world gets a fever.

    3. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It never ceases to amaze me how without facts, or substance people can make these emotional and cheap shot statements. Do you want the US to have the same terrorist target as your country?

    4. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Seriously?! BRITAIN is more violent than the US! Do some research. We got guns and we wanna keep em! I don't laugh at the violence in your country... I know ours is terrible and if yours is worse... then God bless you!

  31. Paul Kuehn profile image94
    Paul Kuehnposted 2 years ago

    If Trump is elected President, I will be elated because we will now have a man who has the "balls" to make America great again!

    1. Mercedesmedlin profile image81
      Mercedesmedlinposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Well he will definitely have the balls to do something, but I have a feeling it may not be great. (Just my opinion)

    2. The Indexer profile image83
      The Indexerposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What does "make America great again" actually mean? What does Trump mean by this?

    3. Ken Burgess profile image90
      Ken Burgessposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I don't know, when are we going to get that "hope and change"?
      How about bringing everyone together to work to make America great again?

    4. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Apparently balls are more important then brains.

    5. supremeupbeat k profile image65
      supremeupbeat kposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I am sure he must make America worse.

  32. roselinsojan profile image56
    roselinsojanposted 2 years ago

    Dear friend , what he says, is correct or not, if he.gain or loose,every man have his own policy.

  33. Stevennix2001 profile image90
    Stevennix2001posted 2 years ago

    Move to Canada. Simple as that.  Trump will not only start another Civil War, but he could lead us into a fascist dictatorship that'll escalate us into another World War.  I don't want any part of that.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, that sounds like a real unique thought. What do you base this factless opinion on??

  34. Claudine Fleury profile image71
    Claudine Fleuryposted 2 years ago

    Hi neighbors to the south. From the Canadian perspective being observers, many of us are starkly saying to ourselves and each other, "Wtf?" The 'out for number one' and 'what is in it for me' promotion of individualism seems to be an unfortunate side effect of extreme capitalism in America. We have noticed a land slide from a once admirable and patriotic 'land of the free' to a disturbing police state where 1 in 4 Americans are in prison. It seems the esteemed virtues of equality, democracy and human rights have slipped where the United States has even lost its standing as a global defender of such. Income inequality is highest and homelessness a significant issue affecting so many that we wonder if all this ruthless pursuit of profit is worth it? Your leaders reflect these attitudes but I know in my heart it can't possibly be a reflection of the American people I came to know in my travels. If Donald Trump actually is legally elected in the U.S., it can only be taken as a step toward national intolerance, racism and imperial fascism. I hope America chooses wisdom, tolerance, experience and vision instead. Please restore our faith America. smile

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Where have you been for the last 24 years?

    2. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      USA USA USA! We could move to Canada if we wanted... i'll stay here, we have more fun! Sure we are corrupt but there is lots of entertainment here! NFL vs CFL!

  35. rolaabboud profile image80
    rolaabboudposted 2 years ago

    I would think of another planet to live in .... seriously !

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Bon voyage

    2. Angele Parris profile image76
      Angele Parrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The only thing is you just might find the Trump Plaza on that planet.

  36. IMJ Marketing profile image61
    IMJ Marketingposted 2 years ago

    I have no idea how any "politician" would be any different than any other if elected.....But, we keep voting them in office.....

    Trump, on the other hand, and because he is not a government expert, will definitely surround himself with very bright individuals, political and non-political to do the best he can to right this ship.....

    If he isn't elected, this country basically has no chance.....

  37. Rock_nj profile image93
    Rock_njposted 2 years ago

    Oh blah dee oh blah daa, yeah... life goes on. Not going to affect much down on the personal level I believe.  But, if Trump does go the trade tarriff route, then a lot of consumer goods are going to go up in price, perhaps significantly.  We'll see what his supporters think about that.

    We are currently experiencing one of the longest economic recoveries ever.  The last Republican President left the economy in total ruin, with the worst recession since the Great Depression.  We'll see how Trump does with his turn at the plate.

    1. Ken Burgess profile image90
      Ken Burgessposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The reality is more like an Economic DECLINE for 20+ years, salaries for many jobs are the same they were in the 80s.  On top of that this 'recovery' you think we have had is a 11 Trillion dollar national Debt in 7 years and 60+ million MORE Welfare

    2. profile image78
      Hxprofposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You're calling this an economic recovery?  Okay then, fine.

    3. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It's the only recovery available with obstructionist tea party at the house and senate. They want to give it all away!

  38. supremeupbeat k profile image65
    supremeupbeat kposted 2 years ago

    US needs not an autocrat. The ruler of US  will have to bear a vast global responsibility.

  39. profile image54
    ghostcc11posted 2 years ago

    Lots of things can be discussed here, interesting to see all the commons...

  40. FatFreddysCat profile image99
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    I would pour myself a stiff drink and get ready for four very LONG years.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      What did you do during the last 24 years?

    2. FatFreddysCat profile image99
      FatFreddysCatposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Perhaps I should rephrase that... "pour myself ANOTHER stiff drink and get ready for four MORE very long years."

    3. fpherj48 profile image77
      fpherj48posted 24 months agoin reply to this

      LOL....Keith...you are too damned funny....and very nicely laid back!  Your wife must love you to bits!

  41. Kim Bryan profile image95
    Kim Bryanposted 2 years ago

    I will not be surprised but I will be sad, disappointed in America, and, frankly, scared.

    If one listens to Trump's entire speeches - not just cherry picked snippets the media spoon feeds us, he encourages violence and hatred.  And while his supporters are rallying this man onward with immigration, welfare, gun control, he is actually about anti-American as they come. 

    Lastly, I've heard many Trump fans say, "He's a man who can't be bought."  Maybe.  But what I fear is that he is a man who can buy what he wants.  And tell me, when did America go up for sale?

    Signed,
    Former Conservative who realized the right disgusts me as much as the left and now I'm freethinking girl without a political home and that's okay with me.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      America has always been for sale. George Soros owns Obama, and is now putting his sights on Hillary.

    2. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah let the ILLEGALS come and take all our stuff! You know they can come over commit a nonviolent crime and just get sent back. Why would they not just cross the border and steal all day? Oh wait they do that.

    3. Stevennix2001 profile image90
      Stevennix2001posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Well said.  Trump is not a true conservative

    4. Glenn Co profile image86
      Glenn Coposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe he can't be bought, but he certainly believes in bankruptcy as a way of avoiding his responsibilities!!
         They are his primary  Go - To business tool!!
      With he and Putin at the respective helms, the world is in deep trouble!!

    5. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Glenn
      Yes the congressional way is better than bankruptcy, print more money, and borrow trillions from our not so US friendly China.

  42. TessSchlesinger profile image94
    TessSchlesingerposted 2 years ago

    I will laugh and laugh and laugh and laugh! Then I will sit back and watch the world go to hell and gone. I will watch while Americans get more and more poor, the world moves into WWIII, and fascism begins to make big strides into American governance.

    I will watch racism, xenophobia, anti-gay, and all uncivilized behaviour rise and shake my head in wonder. I guess Rome also eventually fell.

    And I will watch with complete satisfaction while the idiots who elected him to power slowly realize that he isn't what they think he is.

    It should be the greatest circus we have ever know. Hitler will have nothing on it.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      No facts, and too emotional

    2. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      That is ignorant to call Trump worse than Hitler!! You are like mocking the jews in the concentration camps. Its a totally different situation deporting ILLEGALS and not allowing MUSLIMS who if you really read the quran, actually are violent!!!

    3. TessSchlesinger profile image94
      TessSchlesingerposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I guess that's why the British Parliament ran a session on banning him from the UK recently.
      http://goo.gl/lsbHKA
      http://goo.gl/Nw7s4J
      https://newrepublic.com/minutes/124205/ … mp-fascist
      Like I said, I'm going to laugh!

    4. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Tessa I said you were exaggerating comparing Trump to Hitler. Tell the people who were in concentration camps he is just as bad. He isn't going to lock up anyone... just kick out ILLEGALS! You are RUDE to the people who suffered in the holocaust!!

    5. profile image78
      Hxprofposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Regardless of what the British Parliament does or doesn't do, Americans are going to decide what happens with this political process - for good or for bad.  I feel for Americans who're upset with our government, but there's no solution in Trump.

    6. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      WHY was this answer voted down, this answer has a logical premise.

    7. rahmat54146 profile image42
      rahmat54146posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      i like yours statment tESSA.,if donald trump be  a president i will sleeep for 3 hour hahahah everyday

    8. Glenn Co profile image86
      Glenn Coposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Tessa;

         You've summed it up very well.
         I would add that with Trump and Putin at the respective helms of their countries, the world be in big trouble!!

    9. supremeupbeat k profile image65
      supremeupbeat kposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      voted up,  Tessa- I think your assumption is quite correct.

  43. Besarien profile image84
    Besarienposted 2 years ago

    At that point, he'll be my President. I'll wish him well and actively support any of his policies that make sense to me. I'll also do what I can to get a better candidate elected in four years, providing that there is one of course.

    1. Ken Burgess profile image90
      Ken Burgessposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      WOW!  Such a totally awesome answer, great level headed response.

    2. Perspycacious profile image80
      Perspycaciousposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      that's the way our system is supposed to work.  It's sad that it didn't in 2012 and took until 2014 to turn around.

  44. Pjpavalone profile image61
    Pjpavaloneposted 2 years ago

    I'd vomit because he is neither a professional or presidential individual and a separatist. His psychological profile and personality traits aren't appealing to minorities, women, or other nationalities. Unbelievable that the Intelligence Community and the International Community would allow for this man to be handed this election by the mass media the way that the election is being handed to him. We will be at war should he be elected.

    1. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
      bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Too emotional, vague, ambiguous and sans facts.

    2. roob profile image82
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      he doesn't represent the minority, its the majority that is represented in a vote. the minority wants everything for free like they have gotten.

  45. Ken Burgess profile image90
    Ken Burgessposted 2 years ago

    I would be excited to see just how much he can change the direction of America, if he indeed could undo the damage of NAFTA - thru - TPP, if he could indeed get a wall built and enforce the border, and if he could indeed flush out the lifers in Washington that care nothing for the voters or for this Country... just themselves and their wealth which was made off of taxpayer money, screwing over the taxpayers, and selling out to the lobbyists.

  46. ElderRedwood profile image74
    ElderRedwoodposted 2 years ago

    Why should my reaction be any different from the other ones that came before him? All they are looking for is the distinction that goes with the title of presidency. Do you think Hillary Clinton give a cats behind about the nation apart from her becoming the first woman to hold the title.
    Look at the way they lambast each other, in fact Hillary have yet to call President Obama by his title.
    When election time comes, they spoon feed the populace whatever they believe will attain votes and then the poor suckers who got them elected do not hear from them again until the next election.
    Trump is the only candidate who speak what it is that we are thinking but afraid to own up to it. He is the only one who is not afraid to call a "spade" by it's rightful name. Trump is willing to go to the bat and get this country out of the mess that it's in.
    I rather have a man to lead the country any day than a "cat" who has its own personal agenda.
    Now I am not saying that Donald is perfect but he sure beats the hell out of what we are being "coerced" to pledge our votes.
    Its about time we stop this primary school lunch room fights and begin to find ways of making this country economically prosperous again; borders blocked so it can stop functioning as a sieve, returning to a christian state upon which our forefathers had built this great nation, improving the value of our dollar, and providing education for every American citizen. Notice I said citizen, until such time that we are able to give free education to aliens.

    1. jman00001 profile image67
      jman00001posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Well said!
      I agree

  47. Ameraka profile image86
    Amerakaposted 2 years ago

    I think Trump is a caricature and he's not a real conservative. He's not the kind of outsider we need. We don't want someone so rude and crude in the White House. I don't. I really don't get his appeal at all. The only thing I can think is that it's the people who are mindless followers, swept up in the fear-mongering of a demagogue.
    If Trump wins, I won't move to a different country like others have said. I think we can survive this. Unless of course another country nukes us because of Trump's inexperience with foreign policy and his needless alienation and insults. The Republican party can survive this--but I don't know if it should, or if I want it to if Trump is the face of its future.

    1. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The thing is, we would have Republican house, senate, supreme court and president. I know many are salivating for this, but i have daughters. It would be a nightmare that we can't wake up from. Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue!

    2. Angele Parris profile image76
      Angele Parrisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I do not think most of us can move to another country if Trump becomes president.  I am sure you have seen the slogan - "We survived Bush, you wi... ".  Americans have to prepare for war, because he is likely to say anything in a private meeting.

  48. Entourage_007 profile image85
    Entourage_007posted 2 years ago

    I think it will be really interesting and at first I thought this would not be possible because he is not a typical politician, but a business man and a very successful man with tons of business going on.  But he is so successful and I am also optimistic about him being elected, I think it will send America in the right direction.

    1. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You may be optimistic if you are part of the 1%, if not you will be used to make the 1% richer. No minimum wage (read slavery contracts.) no rights for employers, that's big coops dreams. A nightmare for the 99% a dream for the 1%.

    2. Sgt Prepper profile image60
      Sgt Prepperposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Why not raise the minimum-wage to $100-hr and give everybody free lunch to boot?

    3. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      don't be silly Kevin, who proposed $100-hr min. wage? nobody.

    4. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Yes, the hyperbolic drama. Removing an egg is murdering a child,  15 $an hr becomes 100. Meanwhile,  Trump is hinting to 2nd amend people they may have to kill dems to get their way. This is called Mussolini, Ceasar, the rise of the demigogue(god).

    5. Sgt Prepper profile image60
      Sgt Prepperposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      So if somehow the minimum-wage was magically doubled to $15-hr what will the guy presently making $15-hr get paid? $26-hr?
      And why not free lunches for everybody all around?

    6. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Yes,  why not?  The only reason they don't is because the CEO has to make 5million. Odd that a follower of Jesus has to question this. I'm dumbfounded that 15 an hr offends you for a worker,  but 5 mil is Jesss dandy for one person.

    7. Sgt Prepper profile image60
      Sgt Prepperposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      When minimum-wage gets raised ALL wages get raised exponentially. The cost of living skyrockets as do prices and of course the real winner TAXES.

    8. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Dumbstruck!! A Guy who currently makes $15 will earn the same as he did before. It just got a name...minimum wage.nothing changes.
      Aperntly you prefere slavery, $2 an hour without insurance.

    9. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Right.  It's just lesser poverty.  As Warren said,  if wages had kept up w cost of living,  minimum would be 22 an hr.  That's how far away we've moved from decency.  All for profit. Greed.  we wub ebenezer scrooge. Little Timmy? Go f yourself!

    10. Sgt Prepper profile image60
      Sgt Prepperposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      The real object is to make the cost of living go down not up. Raising the minimum-wage will only make the cost of living go up. Those on fixed incomes will suffer terribly.

    11. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Whose objective?  Certainly not business!  And the wages have gone stagnant while costs went up. Time to cut from the top,  share the wealth around.  After all, we are very unbalanced in America. Top stole all the money.  Time to give it back.

    12. profile image0
      PeterStipposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      A minimum wage is good for economy because people have more money to spent. there will be a bigger middle class which is essential for a healthy economy. If not the chasm between poor and rich will deepen and in the end explode.

    13. Sgt Prepper profile image60
      Sgt Prepperposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Whenever there is an attempt to "cut from the top" the middleclass gets smaller and more people go on the public dole. Seems like the "top" is in control and untouchable.

    14. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      I don't know,  they used to pay 90% tax and they were still rich.  That's actually in the good old days people talk about. When I was kid,  workers were respected. We just need to undo 40 yrs of reagonomics. Trickle up is highway robbery.

    15. Sgt Prepper profile image60
      Sgt Prepperposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      Marxist-socialists, like Hillary, Bernie Sanders & BHO, have already ruined our country making their NWO under the UN.

    16. lovemychris profile image65
      lovemychrisposted 24 months agoin reply to this

      It was under a Republican prez that they paid 90% tax.... And it didn't hurt them one bit. Now,  you have Republicans making laws for the 1%. Like trump,  who says he does all he can to not pay. If we were socialist,  my utility couldn't cut me off.

  49. Sam Shepards profile image91
    Sam Shepardsposted 2 years ago

    The image could be damaged and some people could be offended, but it is still a democracy. In many Western democracies flaws of leaders are mitigated by the complexity and slowness of the system.

  50. JasonLarsDeBraal profile image62
    JasonLarsDeBraalposted 2 years ago

    Definitely a hot topic in America right now.  Does it really matter though?  When is the last time you have experienced a candidate doing something they say as a campaign promise?  Its all talk, one person can not change everything, no matter how much hope they have for change.  I wouldn't expect anything to change for better or worse, so I am not really worried about it.

 
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