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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: OakTree
@PR - They have that plank for the same reason that Clinton has the plank about the minimum wage. To satisfy a certain constituency within the party, not because the...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Packrat
Oak, then why do they still have the party plank that pledges to overturn gay marriage?...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: OakTree
"..As for OakTree's delusion that Trump won't appoint social conservatives to SCOTUS -- he has done nothing but pander to religious conservatives, and it is illogical to believe he will...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Packrat
"And Social conservatism is dying anyway. Trump has no dog in that fight. He won't be inclined to put an ideologue on the bench. So that's a false flag designed...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: OakTree
The difference with Perot, and the Libertarians and the Greens, is that the Reform Party began and ended with him. It had no staying power. For the last few election...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Brunetto Latini
CL, at that point in time, I would have voted for George Bush. I've probably made more reversals in my life than most people....
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
Brunetto, Just curious, at that point in time, who other than Perot, would you have voted for?...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Brunetto Latini
I learned my lesson about 3rd party candidates when I voted for Ross Perot. I have repeated enough mistakes in life without repeating that one....
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: still living in berclair
If you are a Hillary supporter and you live in TN, you might as well stay at home anyway, because your vote doesn't matter. The same for a republican in...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Brunetto Latini
Jeff, aside from his military record, the first instance was when McCain stood up to BJU, Pat Robertson, and Jerry Falwell. Another instance was his opposition to Republicans who endorse...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: OakTree
Yep. Just tired of the 'lesser of two evils' argument. Neither Clinton nor Trump is acceptable, so let's stop fooling ourselves that Clinton is 'better' because she nominally is a...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Jeff
Bruno, what is it about McCain that won your admiration? Was it when he threw his support behind Bush, even though Bush beat him in South Carolina with a whisper...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: datGuy
@oak, you okay?...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: OakTree
By the way, if you like hyperlinks, 68% of voters think Clinton is 'untrustworthy', according to the latest polls. Over the last six months, every successive poll has shown more...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Mia S Kite
Clinton is unable to live on a $450,000 a year pension. And we want her in control of fiscal policy?...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: OakTree
Lying is lying, no matter how you want to dress it up. Clinton has been caught in enough lies that she is proven to be untrustworthy. She characteristically is dismissive...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: datGuy
@BL, that is your choice. I made a statement regarding honesty and then provided a source that compiled a summary of their prior history after your hoot commentary. If you...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Packrat
"The ONLY reason I see to vote for Hillary Clinton is to keep social conservatives off the Supreme Court." That is more than enough reason to pull the lever for...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Brunetto Latini
@datGuy, I don't consult Politifact to form opinions of politicians, and I don't go by voting history. There are particular instances that set my opinions of politicians, and in the...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: datGuy
@bl Your assertion about McCain isnt supported by Politifact. Perhaps you have another source Feinstein has few ratings unfortunately http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/li… http://www.politifact.com/personalities/jo…...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Brunetto Latini
@datGuy There are politicians far closer to perfect than Hillary Clinton. John McCain and Diane Feinstein come to mind. Jimmy Carter and Bush Sr., also. Wish I could think of...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Nick R
datguy, "she's one of the most honest politicians running." What a horrible thing to say about our nation's politicians....
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-26-2016

posted by: Brunetto Latini
What a hoot! "Hillary is far more honest than Donald." Hillary is the same dishonest opportunist that Donald Trump is, but she does it more calmly and sanely. Nothing is...
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Re: Trump's Acceptance Address Aimed Beyond the GOP Base (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-25-2016

posted by: datGuy
@grove - Hillary is far far more honest than the donald - as a matter of fact she's one of the most honest politicians running. There are no perfect politicians,...
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Re: Al Franken Addresses the Tennessee Delegation: DNC 2016 (Politics: Politics Beat Blog)
Issue: 07-21-2016
Posted: 07-25-2016

posted by: OakTree
@DJP - 'The Elmer Fudd of Politics'... Kinda has a ring to it......
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