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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 08:30 AM
When asked directly by friendly reporter Fox's Jeanine Pirro, he didn't say no. He said he was insulted by the question.

What's astonishing is that his worship of Putin, pro-Russian stance, anti-ally rhetoric, & secret actions toward Russia so alarmed the FBI that they sought & got permission from the DOJ to open an investigation as to WHETHER THE PRESIDENT WAS WORKING FOR RUSSIA. This has NEVER been done - even when paranoid Hoover ran the FBI.

It's akin to posing the question of is FDR working for Germany, Nixon for Vietnam, GHW Bus for Iraq, W Bush for Iraq/Afghanistan, or Truman for North Korea. Surreal.

I don't think Trump works for Russia. IMO he's a narcissist & complete political neophyte so intent on making self-enriching financial deals in Russia & being part of the autocratic frat that he's beyond reason when it comes to Putin & Russia. Putin, however, isn't a neophyte. He's a strategist. He's found a wannabe he can manipulate into doing his bidding - undermining America, isolating it from its allies, & getting it out of Russia's way in global spots they've eyed for decades.

I do think he's acted in self-aggrandizement & ignorance of basic civics. He was completely unprepared for office & may have broken the law along the way. Maybe Mueller will find that. In the meantime, the fact that the FBI is investigating the president as a Russian operative brings to mind McCarthy's insistence that Commie Russia was infiltrating the US & one day, we'd see that wasn't just his personal paranoia.




 
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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 09:28 AM
And down here the Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hank Williams,Jr, Blackberry Smoke, Garth Brooks fans love Donald Trump who they believe is standing up for them! Working for them, the forgotten white working class whom the Republicans ignored while focused on big business and wealthy people and the Dems are all about supporting illegal immigrants and far left social issues that make their mother's blush.

Trump now will accept a steel slat fence you can see through. Nancy Pelosi says it is immoral and racist still. Question: There is already hundreds of miles of a steel see through fence. Does Nancy Pelosi WANT TO TEAR DOWN THE EXISTING FENCE if it's immoral?

I'm a centrist leaning a bit to the left. This country is so divided. My conservative friends have NEVER loved a President this much. And my liberal friends hate Trump more than W Bush and they really disliked W.

 

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And down here the Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hank Williams,Jr, Blackberry Smoke, Garth Brooks fans love Donald Trump who they believe is standing up for them!


They are exactly the demographic who once would've been horrified at the whiff that a Commie operative had been put in office by Russian hacking.

 

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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 10:13 AM
Well, he's a friend of them long haired, hippy-type, pinko fags!
I bet you he's even got a commie flag
Tacked up on the wall inside of his garage.
He's a snake in the grass, I tell you guys
He may look dumb but that's just a disguise
He's a mastermind in the ways of espionage.

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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 10:37 AM
Probably not, I would guess he's just a bumbling and criminally corrupt businessman, who would would get into cahoots with anyone for a profit and would sell out his own Mother for a buck........Peace........joe
 

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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 12:01 PM
Crazy Joe. Isn't Trump the same person I've been seeing on TV since the 1970s who constantly brags his business it the most successful in the history of the world, he is so rich, he knows how to make deals better than anybody, he's the smartest man in the world and is quick to trash and mean talk his critics? He is the SAME man to me. And I bet if he is too friendly with Putin it's because he thinks there is a big money deal waiting to be had by him. Trump has been like that since he worked for his father in New York City.

He was elected because he learned from someone or perhaps figured it out on his own, there is a big working class white population out there that has been ignored by both parties as they see their jobs leave, wages stagnant, the rich getting richer and they are falling out of the middle class with the Dems launching a war on fossil fuels which makes life more expensive and promoting social change most working class whites find tacky and immoral and the Dems going to bat for illegal immigrants and Muslims while calling the flyover people unsophisticated and a group of deplorables. I've heard this from dozens of Trump supporters many of whom use to vote Democrat because they believed then the Dems stood up for the little man and many of them can remember when Southern Democrats were clearly racist not wealthy Republicans. Men such as Democrat Richard Russell who opposed the civil rights act and initially refused to serve on the Warren Comission because Chief Justice Earl Warren supported ending segregation. There is a Senate office building in DC named for Russell today.

It is rather strange Donald Trump, a rich ego driven Yankee from Queens has become their hero fighting for them while the dems, many of whom use to support, now seem to brand white working class as a bunch of uneducated hicks who deserve to be ignored.

They see the Democrats ( I usually vote democrat) seeing them as a bunch of Confederate flag waving racists and believe the Democrats care more for illegal immigrants, Muslims, homosexuals , environmental activists and transgender people.

The Democrats need to find a why to reconnect with working class whites and blacks.

Black unemployment is a record low. I'm amazed Republicans dont talk that and the strong economy up more. Maybe it's because they know Trumps tax cuts has run up the deficit.

 

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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 01:37 PM
Don't forget the Israeli ISIS Laptop info as well as the US submarine location info he gave the Russians in the oval office!!

 

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When asked directly by friendly reporter Fox's Jeanine Pirro, he didn't say no. He said he was insulted by the question.

What's astonishing is that his worship of Putin, pro-Russian stance, anti-ally rhetoric, & secret actions toward Russia so alarmed the FBI that they sought & got permission from the DOJ to open an investigation as to WHETHER THE PRESIDENT WAS WORKING FOR RUSSIA. This has NEVER been done - even when paranoid Hoover ran the FBI.

It's akin to posing the question of is FDR working for Germany, Nixon for Vietnam, GHW Bus for Iraq, W Bush for Iraq/Afghanistan, or Truman for North Korea. Surreal.

I don't think Trump works for Russia. IMO he's a narcissist & complete political neophyte so intent on making self-enriching financial deals in Russia & being part of the autocratic frat that he's beyond reason when it comes to Putin & Russia. Putin, however, isn't a neophyte. He's a strategist. He's found a wannabe he can manipulate into doing his bidding - undermining America, isolating it from its allies, & getting it out of Russia's way in global spots they've eyed for decades.

I do think he's acted in self-aggrandizement & ignorance of basic civics. He was completely unprepared for office & may have broken the law along the way. Maybe Mueller will find that. In the meantime, the fact that the FBI is investigating the president as a Russian operative brings to mind McCarthy's insistence that Commie Russia was infiltrating the US & one day, we'd see that wasn't just his personal paranoia.






Well said....You've summed up this issue as well as I've read or heard anyone articulate since this story broke. Your insight really educated and informed me about just what this means. Thank you Cyclone...

I think the Congress has to act this week and pass legislation to protect the Mueller investigation...McConnell and the Repubs in both Houses need to support the Dems as they push what should have happened months ago. The Dems in the House need to constantly pass such legislation as a way to pressure McConnell....Shine the light on his stalling, enabling ways by making him constantly refuse to pass it in the Senate.

If they don't, the citizens who see Trump for what he is MUST demand it. And hold the enablers who don't act accountable. Seriously, for the sake of the republic....

 

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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 02:43 PM
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Don't forget the Israeli ISIS Laptop info as well as the US submarine location info he gave the Russians in the oval office!!


That White House pic that's resurfaced of the whole little chuckle fest with the Russian's sure is taking on more significance. Very sickening to see and your post is quite a reminder of what Trump passed along to his handlers.

I wasn't even aware of the submarine location info. WTF!

[Edited on 1/13/2019 by Chain]

 

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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 03:43 PM
More conspiracies? C'mon people. I started this thought share and got timed out, signed back in to see it's gone to other places. Trump is not an operative of any other country. Actions speak louder than liberal conspiracy theorists no matter how much babble is injected to sell it.

I'm a blue collar donkey with only a HS education and 1 1/2 tears of trade school that doesn't factor into my career. 33 years in the IBEW Electrical Union. I was told by an elder Gent that working for my company that I wouldn't get rich, but I wouldn't want, Well I still want, I drive modest cars, park in front of my modest house, and consider myself blessed. I am in debt up to my ears borrowing against my house to put my kids through college.

I am one of those who used to vote Democrat as I was closer to poverty than riches, but today's Democratic party is all buffoons with asinine concerns. Trump can be a boisterous clown, but he has American concerns at heart. He has stated his America first policies and backed them up taking on the world in matters of trade and foreign affairs. He has taken tough stances that will benefit OUR country forever. He is trying to level the playing field for the good of American businesses which can hopefully expand, keep their companies in America, and create good secure jobs. Peace through strength is reality. I firmly believe in life you don't make empty promises to friends or empty threats to enemies (or others). When Obama's red line was crossed he embarrassed the Nation and the weakened the world's stability. We should not be the world's police, but we are sadly at the cost of American lives and finances. When Trump gave Putin and Assad a red line to not gas his own people he stuck to it. Putin threatened that if the US reacted all hell would break loose, That Russia would meet our force with theirs and blow our missiles and planes from the sky and that we would regret any such decision. They gassed their own people and Trump ordered a strategic strike this time it was Putin who bitched out with an empty threat. Yeah there's a lot of blow hard rhetoric on all sides but OUR president did the right thing and continues doing the right thing on other matters. There is only so much that the average schmuck can be taxed to fund the liberal agenda. There is only so many jobs available and decisions need to be made to enhance opportunities for all with the nod to citizens. Blue Cross Blue Shield is denying procedures 2 different doctors deemed necessary for my back, I'm fighting them now, but with not too much success.... Free healthcare for all! I pay big bucks for a family of four, What happened? I pay big bucks for car insurance for my family, well a nice Immigrant Gent's kid in Paterson ran a stop sign and plowed into my car while looked down at the palm of his hand presumably at his cell phone. I was surrounded by his family in a matter of minutes with Arabic jargon I couldn't understand. The father didn't speak English and I was strongly pressured to not call the police, It seemed a couple had body shops and would fix the damage themselves, I called the PD, but wow it never stopped til the PD arrived. I lay out the money for repairs and when it's time to get my deductible back my insurance company tells me the Gent has Dollar A day Medicare insurance where they don't pay any money out regardless of fault, I demand my deductible asking about the non insured drivers fund that can repay me, they respond with you're not eligible as they had insurance. They said they'd send out more letters for my money that they'll ignore. The more things are free for some the others have to pay hard earned money for their "freeness". It will only get worse. Free college means means more unchecked government funding to the colleges and more runaway taxes. We should be of Elizabeth Warren's heritage or at least claim so.

The fact that the liberal lunacy of the left fights everything he does just weakens the country. It leaves a guy like Xi leader of China to just want to wait out Trump until the next Democratic snowflake goes into office. The house wants to attack the tax cuts on businesses again and it will result in companies fleeing to other countries, stock markets crashes, and financial crisis's for all economic levels. The extreme opposition from the left will go down as an embarrassment to the system our founding fathers put in place. If they had seen what would take place the constitution would have an IQ clause.

I believe in a higher power, but don't need to go to church to express it just as I don't need to a cemetery to connect with loved ones passed. I believe in family values and honest living. I don't force my values on anyone, but don't get that from others. I accept everyone's life style choices as they'll suffer the consequences of their choices and actions. I don't agree with homosexuality, but accept the choices made. If you have one life to live to the fullest live it to the fullest. America is a country of fads and crazes and the masses are in some sense sheep being force fed input through the media and Hollywood. It seems every show has to have a sexual message. I stop watching. Blood lines die and family history becomes literal history. What may have started as an acceptance campaign has turned into full blown promotion. I have friends and family who've made these choices and I accept their choices, but I see the long term ramifications and have a somber private feeling about it. I was born in Newark grew up through the riots of the late 60's. Riots that destroyed local businesses and facilitated the need for the Willowbrook Mall. Racial/ethnic discrimination of any sort is wrong. Our souls have no color or country of origin we are all dwellers on the same earth, Some of us are evil, some are good, and some a little of both. We should all be colorblind and discriminate against accordingly. We are heading into strange places as a nation. General Mattis understood that a military is not a book club and that an army needs to be lethal. It's similar to a bobsled team in the frozen artic. Alaskan huskies will get the bobsled home, but if in a twisted sense of forced inclusion you throw in Daschounds, Jack Terriors, and Bichon Frises you killed the whole team. There are natural human gender traits that are undeniable, but are being denied. Many nuances of reality and psychology of the human race are being ignored, refuted, and being used as divisive politically correct weapons of which there are no defense. The Democratic party is so f'd up that they cannot nominate a straight Christian white male. Talk about reverse discrimination? What is the best qualified Democrat was an Alaskan Husky? no, no... it's time to nominate a pug nose Boxer. The founding fathers could not have forseen the lunacy that America has become. Trump is not the perfect human being. He has tried to walk an all inclusive line. He gets a bad wrap way more than he gets his just due appreciation for what he's trying to do for us all.

I mean to offend no one and I've tried to explain my personal thoughts of my perceived rationality as best I could and I fully understand that it may not be yours, but know that you are loved and respected or at least until that gets taxed beyond affordability too?

 

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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 10:48 PM
Pols are nothing but pimps & parasites.

Like rats I wish we could exterminate all of them.

No offense intended ...

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  posted on 1/13/2019 at 11:06 PM
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More conspiracies? C'mon people. I started this thought share and got timed out, signed back in to see it's gone to other places. Trump is not an operative of any other country. Actions speak louder than liberal conspiracy theorists no matter how much babble is injected to sell it.

I'm a blue collar donkey with only a HS education and 1 1/2 tears of trade school that doesn't factor into my career. 33 years in the IBEW Electrical Union. I was told by an elder Gent that working for my company that I wouldn't get rich, but I wouldn't want, Well I still want, I drive modest cars, park in front of my modest house, and consider myself blessed. I am in debt up to my ears borrowing against my house to put my kids through college.

I am one of those who used to vote Democrat as I was closer to poverty than riches, but today's Democratic party is all buffoons with asinine concerns. Trump can be a boisterous clown, but he has American concerns at heart. He has stated his America first policies and backed them up taking on the world in matters of trade and foreign affairs. He has taken tough stances that will benefit OUR country forever. He is trying to level the playing field for the good of American businesses which can hopefully expand, keep their companies in America, and create good secure jobs. Peace through strength is reality. I firmly believe in life you don't make empty promises to friends or empty threats to enemies (or others). When Obama's red line was crossed he embarrassed the Nation and the weakened the world's stability. We should not be the world's police, but we are sadly at the cost of American lives and finances. When Trump gave Putin and Assad a red line to not gas his own people he stuck to it. Putin threatened that if the US reacted all hell would break loose, That Russia would meet our force with theirs and blow our missiles and planes from the sky and that we would regret any such decision. They gassed their own people and Trump ordered a strategic strike this time it was Putin who bitched out with an empty threat. Yeah there's a lot of blow hard rhetoric on all sides but OUR president did the right thing and continues doing the right thing on other matters. There is only so much that the average schmuck can be taxed to fund the liberal agenda. There is only so many jobs available and decisions need to be made to enhance opportunities for all with the nod to citizens. Blue Cross Blue Shield is denying procedures 2 different doctors deemed necessary for my back, I'm fighting them now, but with not too much success.... Free healthcare for all! I pay big bucks for a family of four, What happened? I pay big bucks for car insurance for my family, well a nice Immigrant Gent's kid in Paterson ran a stop sign and plowed into my car while looked down at the palm of his hand presumably at his cell phone. I was surrounded by his family in a matter of minutes with Arabic jargon I couldn't understand. The father didn't speak English and I was strongly pressured to not call the police, It seemed a couple had body shops and would fix the damage themselves, I called the PD, but wow it never stopped til the PD arrived. I lay out the money for repairs and when it's time to get my deductible back my insurance company tells me the Gent has Dollar A day Medicare insurance where they don't pay any money out regardless of fault, I demand my deductible asking about the non insured drivers fund that can repay me, they respond with you're not eligible as they had insurance. They said they'd send out more letters for my money that they'll ignore. The more things are free for some the others have to pay hard earned money for their "freeness". It will only get worse. Free college means means more unchecked government funding to the colleges and more runaway taxes. We should be of Elizabeth Warren's heritage or at least claim so.

The fact that the liberal lunacy of the left fights everything he does just weakens the country. It leaves a guy like Xi leader of China to just want to wait out Trump until the next Democratic snowflake goes into office. The house wants to attack the tax cuts on businesses again and it will result in companies fleeing to other countries, stock markets crashes, and financial crisis's for all economic levels. The extreme opposition from the left will go down as an embarrassment to the system our founding fathers put in place. If they had seen what would take place the constitution would have an IQ clause.

I believe in a higher power, but don't need to go to church to express it just as I don't need to a cemetery to connect with loved ones passed. I believe in family values and honest living. I don't force my values on anyone, but don't get that from others. I accept everyone's life style choices as they'll suffer the consequences of their choices and actions. I don't agree with homosexuality, but accept the choices made. If you have one life to live to the fullest live it to the fullest. America is a country of fads and crazes and the masses are in some sense sheep being force fed input through the media and Hollywood. It seems every show has to have a sexual message. I stop watching. Blood lines die and family history becomes literal history. What may have started as an acceptance campaign has turned into full blown promotion. I have friends and family who've made these choices and I accept their choices, but I see the long term ramifications and have a somber private feeling about it. I was born in Newark grew up through the riots of the late 60's. Riots that destroyed local businesses and facilitated the need for the Willowbrook Mall. Racial/ethnic discrimination of any sort is wrong. Our souls have no color or country of origin we are all dwellers on the same earth, Some of us are evil, some are good, and some a little of both. We should all be colorblind and discriminate against accordingly. We are heading into strange places as a nation. General Mattis understood that a military is not a book club and that an army needs to be lethal. It's similar to a bobsled team in the frozen artic. Alaskan huskies will get the bobsled home, but if in a twisted sense of forced inclusion you throw in Daschounds, Jack Terriors, and Bichon Frises you killed the whole team. There are natural human gender traits that are undeniable, but are being denied. Many nuances of reality and psychology of the human race are being ignored, refuted, and being used as divisive politically correct weapons of which there are no defense. The Democratic party is so f'd up that they cannot nominate a straight Christian white male. Talk about reverse discrimination? What is the best qualified Democrat was an Alaskan Husky? no, no... it's time to nominate a pug nose Boxer. The founding fathers could not have forseen the lunacy that America has become. Trump is not the perfect human being. He has tried to walk an all inclusive line. He gets a bad wrap way more than he gets his just due appreciation for what he's trying to do for us all.

I mean to offend no one and I've tried to explain my personal thoughts of my perceived rationality as best I could and I fully understand that it may not be yours, but know that you are loved and respected or at least until that gets taxed beyond affordability too?


After reading such as this,give's me a kick in the ass there is still hope for mankind.Well expressed bro,ya hot the note.LMFAO!Watch out some rat's will run outta their hole's to jump on the few line's i just wrote.And all without mentioning one single name or calling anyone out.

 

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  posted on 1/14/2019 at 01:12 PM
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Trump is not the perfect human being. He has tried to walk an all inclusive line. He gets a bad wrap way more than he gets his just due appreciation for what he's trying to do for us all.


Therefore...he actually does nothing wrong and shouldn't be questioned.

Yeah, no.

 

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  posted on 1/14/2019 at 04:10 PM
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Trump is not an operative of any other country.


This is disrespectful to our multiple law enforcement agencies who are investigating whether this is true or not. Take of your bias blinders and let the pros decide.

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When Obama's red line was crossed he embarrassed the Nation and the weakened the world's stability.


No, you got embarrassed, which sounds like a personal problem.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield is denying procedures 2 different doctors deemed necessary for my back, I'm fighting them now, but with not too much success.... Free healthcare for all! I pay big bucks for a family of four, What happened? I pay big bucks for car insurance for my family, well a nice Immigrant Gent's kid in Paterson ran a stop sign and plowed into my car while looked down at the palm of his hand presumably at his cell phone. I was surrounded by his family in a matter of minutes with Arabic jargon I couldn't understand. The father didn't speak English and I was strongly pressured to not call the police, It seemed a couple had body shops and would fix the damage themselves, I called the PD, but wow it never stopped til the PD arrived. I lay out the money for repairs and when it's time to get my deductible back my insurance company tells me the Gent has Dollar A day Medicare insurance where they don't pay any money out regardless of fault, I demand my deductible asking about the non insured drivers fund that can repay me, they respond with you're not eligible as they had insurance. They said they'd send out more letters for my money that they'll ignore. The more things are free for some the others have to pay hard earned money for their "freeness". It will only get worse.


YOU created this financial situation...YOU did....not Democrats, not liberals.

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The fact that the liberal lunacy of the left fights everything he does just weakens the country. It leaves a guy like Xi leader of China to just want to wait out Trump until the next Democratic snowflake goes into office. The extreme opposition from the left will go down as an embarrassment to the system our founding fathers put in place. If they had seen what would take place the constitution would have an IQ clause.


But you don't mean to offend.

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The Democratic party is so f'd up that they cannot nominate a straight Christian white male. Talk about reverse discrimination?


There's the usual victim card.

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He gets a bad wrap way more than he gets his just due appreciation for what he's trying to do for us all.


And again...

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I mean to offend no one and


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I am one of those who used to vote Democrat as I was closer to poverty than riches, but today's Democratic party is all buffoons with asinine concerns.


But you don't mean to offend. Yeah sure.



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  posted on 1/14/2019 at 04:20 PM
Wasn't this thread in Anything Goes yesterday? Glitch in the matrix?



 

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So glad this one got moved to the WP! I was just gonna see if we could do that! I gotta say Folks that I absolutely don't find one redeeming human value in Trump, non of his behavior, conduct, vacabulary or beliefs represent one single thing that I represent or one thing that I would teach my Children. I feel he is an embezzling, fraudelant, extremely corrupt, racist individual, I feel he has been and is in bed with the Russians for a long, long time and I suggest he is way over his head and out of his league with this level of criminality!!! I watched him on national TV cry and squeal like a pig for the Russians to come help him??? He continuously bullies and harangues Folks who are in a lesser position to defend themselves. He is extremely incompetent and dangerous to Our Nation, he spent the morning tweeting insults at People and commenting on Folks heritage and painful marital issues, meanwhile replies "I don't know, I haven't been following" when asked about this absolute piece of crap, racist, scumbag Rep. Steve King? Concerning to say the least? I feel it a shame that so many otherwise good solid thinking Americans can come under the influence and indoctrination of this whole circus of garbage. Your know I think it's gonna be do or die for the"Republican " party as it teeters on what it is to become, Trump and his family have obviously used connections with high level business and political and huge money people that are quite obviously criminally linked. Many of my Friends are hard core conservatives, we deal with the issues generally by not talking about it, it was an unspoken thing, we all realize that it just might destroy our relationship, my Dad can't mention politics with his girlfriend because it would end there 20 yr relationship. I hope this doesn't consume us all??? I don't think it will, cause I still believe overall in Mankind, Americans and general decency of Folks. Then again.........???..........Peace.........joe
 

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More conspiracies? C'mon people. I started this thought share and got timed out, signed back in to see it's gone to other places. Trump is not an operative of any other country. Actions speak louder than liberal conspiracy theorists no matter how much babble is injected to sell it.

I'm a blue collar donkey with only a HS education and 1 1/2 tears of trade school that doesn't factor into my career. 33 years in the IBEW Electrical Union. I was told by an elder Gent that working for my company that I wouldn't get rich, but I wouldn't want, Well I still want, I drive modest cars, park in front of my modest house, and consider myself blessed. I am in debt up to my ears borrowing against my house to put my kids through college.

I am one of those who used to vote Democrat as I was closer to poverty than riches, but today's Democratic party is all buffoons with asinine concerns. Trump can be a boisterous clown, but he has American concerns at heart. He has stated his America first policies and backed them up taking on the world in matters of trade and foreign affairs. He has taken tough stances that will benefit OUR country forever. He is trying to level the playing field for the good of American businesses which can hopefully expand, keep their companies in America, and create good secure jobs. Peace through strength is reality. I firmly believe in life you don't make empty promises to friends or empty threats to enemies (or others). When Obama's red line was crossed he embarrassed the Nation and the weakened the world's stability. We should not be the world's police, but we are sadly at the cost of American lives and finances. When Trump gave Putin and Assad a red line to not gas his own people he stuck to it. Putin threatened that if the US reacted all hell would break loose, That Russia would meet our force with theirs and blow our missiles and planes from the sky and that we would regret any such decision. They gassed their own people and Trump ordered a strategic strike this time it was Putin who bitched out with an empty threat. Yeah there's a lot of blow hard rhetoric on all sides but OUR president did the right thing and continues doing the right thing on other matters. There is only so much that the average schmuck can be taxed to fund the liberal agenda. There is only so many jobs available and decisions need to be made to enhance opportunities for all with the nod to citizens. Blue Cross Blue Shield is denying procedures 2 different doctors deemed necessary for my back, I'm fighting them now, but with not too much success.... Free healthcare for all! I pay big bucks for a family of four, What happened? I pay big bucks for car insurance for my family, well a nice Immigrant Gent's kid in Paterson ran a stop sign and plowed into my car while looked down at the palm of his hand presumably at his cell phone. I was surrounded by his family in a matter of minutes with Arabic jargon I couldn't understand. The father didn't speak English and I was strongly pressured to not call the police, It seemed a couple had body shops and would fix the damage themselves, I called the PD, but wow it never stopped til the PD arrived. I lay out the money for repairs and when it's time to get my deductible back my insurance company tells me the Gent has Dollar A day Medicare insurance where they don't pay any money out regardless of fault, I demand my deductible asking about the non insured drivers fund that can repay me, they respond with you're not eligible as they had insurance. They said they'd send out more letters for my money that they'll ignore. The more things are free for some the others have to pay hard earned money for their "freeness". It will only get worse. Free college means means more unchecked government funding to the colleges and more runaway taxes. We should be of Elizabeth Warren's heritage or at least claim so.

The fact that the liberal lunacy of the left fights everything he does just weakens the country. It leaves a guy like Xi leader of China to just want to wait out Trump until the next Democratic snowflake goes into office. The house wants to attack the tax cuts on businesses again and it will result in companies fleeing to other countries, stock markets crashes, and financial crisis's for all economic levels. The extreme opposition from the left will go down as an embarrassment to the system our founding fathers put in place. If they had seen what would take place the constitution would have an IQ clause.

I believe in a higher power, but don't need to go to church to express it just as I don't need to a cemetery to connect with loved ones passed. I believe in family values and honest living. I don't force my values on anyone, but don't get that from others. I accept everyone's life style choices as they'll suffer the consequences of their choices and actions. I don't agree with homosexuality, but accept the choices made. If you have one life to live to the fullest live it to the fullest. America is a country of fads and crazes and the masses are in some sense sheep being force fed input through the media and Hollywood. It seems every show has to have a sexual message. I stop watching. Blood lines die and family history becomes literal history. What may have started as an acceptance campaign has turned into full blown promotion. I have friends and family who've made these choices and I accept their choices, but I see the long term ramifications and have a somber private feeling about it. I was born in Newark grew up through the riots of the late 60's. Riots that destroyed local businesses and facilitated the need for the Willowbrook Mall. Racial/ethnic discrimination of any sort is wrong. Our souls have no color or country of origin we are all dwellers on the same earth, Some of us are evil, some are good, and some a little of both. We should all be colorblind and discriminate against accordingly. We are heading into strange places as a nation. General Mattis understood that a military is not a book club and that an army needs to be lethal. It's similar to a bobsled team in the frozen artic. Alaskan huskies will get the bobsled home, but if in a twisted sense of forced inclusion you throw in Daschounds, Jack Terriors, and Bichon Frises you killed the whole team. There are natural human gender traits that are undeniable, but are being denied. Many nuances of reality and psychology of the human race are being ignored, refuted, and being used as divisive politically correct weapons of which there are no defense. The Democratic party is so f'd up that they cannot nominate a straight Christian white male. Talk about reverse discrimination? What is the best qualified Democrat was an Alaskan Husky? no, no... it's time to nominate a pug nose Boxer. The founding fathers could not have forseen the lunacy that America has become. Trump is not the perfect human being. He has tried to walk an all inclusive line. He gets a bad wrap way more than he gets his just due appreciation for what he's trying to do for us all.

I mean to offend no one and I've tried to explain my personal thoughts of my perceived rationality as best I could and I fully understand that it may not be yours, but know that you are loved and respected or at least until that gets taxed beyond affordability too?


Interesting read that gives insight into why Trump appeals to former Democratic voters.

The one thing that sticks out is that you seem to want a colorblind society and then come out with why can't the Democrats "nominate a straight white Christian male?" Seems like your whole argument comes apart here. They have only not nominated "non-white, non-male" candidates twice. Doesn't seem excessive. Yet the Republicans never have (uness you count orange as non-white). Seems like a strange issue to bring up for someone that states they want a colorblind society.

Sorry, but it seems like you think Trump is looking out for blue collar guys like you. I really fail to understand how a guy born with a silver spoon in his mouth and thinks you need to show an ID to buy breakfast cereal somehow represents blue collar guys. The guy is a loudmouth who blames everyone but himself for his failures. He takes credit for things that have nothing to do with himself and never takes blame for anything.

Is Trump a Russian operative? Well, it certainly appears that he's been compromised and Putin has certainly called in some favors. Ronald Reagan would be turning in his grave if he could see what is happening now.

 

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More conspiracies? C'mon people. I started this thought share and got timed out, signed back in to see it's gone to other places. Trump is not an operative of any other country. Actions speak louder than liberal conspiracy theorists no matter how much babble is injected to sell it.

I'm a blue collar donkey with only a HS education and 1 1/2 tears of trade school that doesn't factor into my career. 33 years in the IBEW Electrical Union. I was told by an elder Gent that working for my company that I wouldn't get rich, but I wouldn't want, Well I still want, I drive modest cars, park in front of my modest house, and consider myself blessed. I am in debt up to my ears borrowing against my house to put my kids through college.

I am one of those who used to vote Democrat as I was closer to poverty than riches, but today's Democratic party is all buffoons with asinine concerns. Trump can be a boisterous clown, but he has American concerns at heart. He has stated his America first policies and backed them up taking on the world in matters of trade and foreign affairs. He has taken tough stances that will benefit OUR country forever. He is trying to level the playing field for the good of American businesses which can hopefully expand, keep their companies in America, and create good secure jobs. Peace through strength is reality. I firmly believe in life you don't make empty promises to friends or empty threats to enemies (or others). When Obama's red line was crossed he embarrassed the Nation and the weakened the world's stability. We should not be the world's police, but we are sadly at the cost of American lives and finances. When Trump gave Putin and Assad a red line to not gas his own people he stuck to it. Putin threatened that if the US reacted all hell would break loose, That Russia would meet our force with theirs and blow our missiles and planes from the sky and that we would regret any such decision. They gassed their own people and Trump ordered a strategic strike this time it was Putin who bitched out with an empty threat. Yeah there's a lot of blow hard rhetoric on all sides but OUR president did the right thing and continues doing the right thing on other matters. There is only so much that the average schmuck can be taxed to fund the liberal agenda. There is only so many jobs available and decisions need to be made to enhance opportunities for all with the nod to citizens. Blue Cross Blue Shield is denying procedures 2 different doctors deemed necessary for my back, I'm fighting them now, but with not too much success.... Free healthcare for all! I pay big bucks for a family of four, What happened? I pay big bucks for car insurance for my family, well a nice Immigrant Gent's kid in Paterson ran a stop sign and plowed into my car while looked down at the palm of his hand presumably at his cell phone. I was surrounded by his family in a matter of minutes with Arabic jargon I couldn't understand. The father didn't speak English and I was strongly pressured to not call the police, It seemed a couple had body shops and would fix the damage themselves, I called the PD, but wow it never stopped til the PD arrived. I lay out the money for repairs and when it's time to get my deductible back my insurance company tells me the Gent has Dollar A day Medicare insurance where they don't pay any money out regardless of fault, I demand my deductible asking about the non insured drivers fund that can repay me, they respond with you're not eligible as they had insurance. They said they'd send out more letters for my money that they'll ignore. The more things are free for some the others have to pay hard earned money for their "freeness". It will only get worse. Free college means means more unchecked government funding to the colleges and more runaway taxes. We should be of Elizabeth Warren's heritage or at least claim so.

The fact that the liberal lunacy of the left fights everything he does just weakens the country. It leaves a guy like Xi leader of China to just want to wait out Trump until the next Democratic snowflake goes into office. The house wants to attack the tax cuts on businesses again and it will result in companies fleeing to other countries, stock markets crashes, and financial crisis's for all economic levels. The extreme opposition from the left will go down as an embarrassment to the system our founding fathers put in place. If they had seen what would take place the constitution would have an IQ clause.

I believe in a higher power, but don't need to go to church to express it just as I don't need to a cemetery to connect with loved ones passed. I believe in family values and honest living. I don't force my values on anyone, but don't get that from others. I accept everyone's life style choices as they'll suffer the consequences of their choices and actions. I don't agree with homosexuality, but accept the choices made. If you have one life to live to the fullest live it to the fullest. America is a country of fads and crazes and the masses are in some sense sheep being force fed input through the media and Hollywood. It seems every show has to have a sexual message. I stop watching. Blood lines die and family history becomes literal history. What may have started as an acceptance campaign has turned into full blown promotion. I have friends and family who've made these choices and I accept their choices, but I see the long term ramifications and have a somber private feeling about it. I was born in Newark grew up through the riots of the late 60's. Riots that destroyed local businesses and facilitated the need for the Willowbrook Mall. Racial/ethnic discrimination of any sort is wrong. Our souls have no color or country of origin we are all dwellers on the same earth, Some of us are evil, some are good, and some a little of both. We should all be colorblind and discriminate against accordingly. We are heading into strange places as a nation. General Mattis understood that a military is not a book club and that an army needs to be lethal. It's similar to a bobsled team in the frozen artic. Alaskan huskies will get the bobsled home, but if in a twisted sense of forced inclusion you throw in Daschounds, Jack Terriors, and Bichon Frises you killed the whole team. There are natural human gender traits that are undeniable, but are being denied. Many nuances of reality and psychology of the human race are being ignored, refuted, and being used as divisive politically correct weapons of which there are no defense. The Democratic party is so f'd up that they cannot nominate a straight Christian white male. Talk about reverse discrimination? What is the best qualified Democrat was an Alaskan Husky? no, no... it's time to nominate a pug nose Boxer. The founding fathers could not have forseen the lunacy that America has become. Trump is not the perfect human being. He has tried to walk an all inclusive line. He gets a bad wrap way more than he gets his just due appreciation for what he's trying to do for us all.

I mean to offend no one and I've tried to explain my personal thoughts of my perceived rationality as best I could and I fully understand that it may not be yours, but know that you are loved and respected or at least until that gets taxed beyond affordability too?


That is some dumb stuff right there Jethro.

 

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Is Trump a Russian operative? Well, it certainly appears that he's been compromised and Putin has certainly called in some favors.


Trump must be furious pundits as well as his defenders are suggesting he's more likely to be Putin's "useful idiot" & not criminal rather than an "agent/operative" & criminal. To a man who considers himself a genius being called an idiot of any kind even though it's a legit term has to rankle.

 

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More conspiracies? C'mon people. I started this thought share and got timed out, signed back in to see it's gone to other places. Trump is not an operative of any other country. Actions speak louder than liberal conspiracy theorists no matter how much babble is injected to sell it.

I'm a blue collar donkey with only a HS education and 1 1/2 tears of trade school that doesn't factor into my career. 33 years in the IBEW Electrical Union. I was told by an elder Gent that working for my company that I wouldn't get rich, but I wouldn't want, Well I still want, I drive modest cars, park in front of my modest house, and consider myself blessed. I am in debt up to my ears borrowing against my house to put my kids through college.

I am one of those who used to vote Democrat as I was closer to poverty than riches, but today's Democratic party is all buffoons with asinine concerns. Trump can be a boisterous clown, but he has American concerns at heart. He has stated his America first policies and backed them up taking on the world in matters of trade and foreign affairs. He has taken tough stances that will benefit OUR country forever. He is trying to level the playing field for the good of American businesses which can hopefully expand, keep their companies in America, and create good secure jobs. Peace through strength is reality. I firmly believe in life you don't make empty promises to friends or empty threats to enemies (or others). When Obama's red line was crossed he embarrassed the Nation and the weakened the world's stability. We should not be the world's police, but we are sadly at the cost of American lives and finances. When Trump gave Putin and Assad a red line to not gas his own people he stuck to it. Putin threatened that if the US reacted all hell would break loose, That Russia would meet our force with theirs and blow our missiles and planes from the sky and that we would regret any such decision. They gassed their own people and Trump ordered a strategic strike this time it was Putin who bitched out with an empty threat. Yeah there's a lot of blow hard rhetoric on all sides but OUR president did the right thing and continues doing the right thing on other matters. There is only so much that the average schmuck can be taxed to fund the liberal agenda. There is only so many jobs available and decisions need to be made to enhance opportunities for all with the nod to citizens. Blue Cross Blue Shield is denying procedures 2 different doctors deemed necessary for my back, I'm fighting them now, but with not too much success.... Free healthcare for all! I pay big bucks for a family of four, What happened? I pay big bucks for car insurance for my family, well a nice Immigrant Gent's kid in Paterson ran a stop sign and plowed into my car while looked down at the palm of his hand presumably at his cell phone. I was surrounded by his family in a matter of minutes with Arabic jargon I couldn't understand. The father didn't speak English and I was strongly pressured to not call the police, It seemed a couple had body shops and would fix the damage themselves, I called the PD, but wow it never stopped til the PD arrived. I lay out the money for repairs and when it's time to get my deductible back my insurance company tells me the Gent has Dollar A day Medicare insurance where they don't pay any money out regardless of fault, I demand my deductible asking about the non insured drivers fund that can repay me, they respond with you're not eligible as they had insurance. They said they'd send out more letters for my money that they'll ignore. The more things are free for some the others have to pay hard earned money for their "freeness". It will only get worse. Free college means means more unchecked government funding to the colleges and more runaway taxes. We should be of Elizabeth Warren's heritage or at least claim so.

The fact that the liberal lunacy of the left fights everything he does just weakens the country. It leaves a guy like Xi leader of China to just want to wait out Trump until the next Democratic snowflake goes into office. The house wants to attack the tax cuts on businesses again and it will result in companies fleeing to other countries, stock markets crashes, and financial crisis's for all economic levels. The extreme opposition from the left will go down as an embarrassment to the system our founding fathers put in place. If they had seen what would take place the constitution would have an IQ clause.

I believe in a higher power, but don't need to go to church to express it just as I don't need to a cemetery to connect with loved ones passed. I believe in family values and honest living. I don't force my values on anyone, but don't get that from others. I accept everyone's life style choices as they'll suffer the consequences of their choices and actions. I don't agree with homosexuality, but accept the choices made. If you have one life to live to the fullest live it to the fullest. America is a country of fads and crazes and the masses are in some sense sheep being force fed input through the media and Hollywood. It seems every show has to have a sexual message. I stop watching. Blood lines die and family history becomes literal history. What may have started as an acceptance campaign has turned into full blown promotion. I have friends and family who've made these choices and I accept their choices, but I see the long term ramifications and have a somber private feeling about it. I was born in Newark grew up through the riots of the late 60's. Riots that destroyed local businesses and facilitated the need for the Willowbrook Mall. Racial/ethnic discrimination of any sort is wrong. Our souls have no color or country of origin we are all dwellers on the same earth, Some of us are evil, some are good, and some a little of both. We should all be colorblind and discriminate against accordingly. We are heading into strange places as a nation. General Mattis understood that a military is not a book club and that an army needs to be lethal. It's similar to a bobsled team in the frozen artic. Alaskan huskies will get the bobsled home, but if in a twisted sense of forced inclusion you throw in Daschounds, Jack Terriors, and Bichon Frises you killed the whole team. There are natural human gender traits that are undeniable, but are being denied. Many nuances of reality and psychology of the human race are being ignored, refuted, and being used as divisive politically correct weapons of which there are no defense. The Democratic party is so f'd up that they cannot nominate a straight Christian white male. Talk about reverse discrimination? What is the best qualified Democrat was an Alaskan Husky? no, no... it's time to nominate a pug nose Boxer. The founding fathers could not have forseen the lunacy that America has become. Trump is not the perfect human being. He has tried to walk an all inclusive line. He gets a bad wrap way more than he gets his just due appreciation for what he's trying to do for us all.

I mean to offend no one and I've tried to explain my personal thoughts of my perceived rationality as best I could and I fully understand that it may not be yours, but know that you are loved and respected or at least until that gets taxed beyond affordability too?


Great read, makes alot of common sense points. I get what you're saying reading a bit between the lines in some spots. You stepped forward and revealed you voted for Trump gave some reasons about why that matter to you and the experiences that are important to you. Two replys in and you're already being called a bigot and possibly worse without any real conversation in-between.

 

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I am one of those who used to vote Democrat as I was closer to poverty than riches, but today's Democratic party is all buffoons with asinine concerns.


The Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin Trump-trifecta in the 2016 election likely agrees. I live in a heavy union area, in Trumbull County Ohio, Trump was the first non-incumbent Republican POTUS candidate to win since 1928! The only ones to ever win Trumbull county were incumbents Eisenhower and Nixon. This as solid of a union-blue collar-Democrat voting block as their is...and it went Trump by 6.4%. And in neighboring Mahoning County, Clinton won 49.3-46.4, but that was only the third time since 1932 that the Democrat didn't crack 50%.

While the Democrat platform shifted to illegal immigrant rights, gay rights, which bathroom people should use, niche issues that appeal to small parts of the base, they lost focus on the blue collar workers that got tired of seeing manufacturing jobs leave and skilled trade jobs dry up.

All the things that surround Trump, he hit a nerve on these overlooked people and they gave the unknown a try. Bernie probably could've retained many of those people because even though he is further left than Clinton, he atleast was credible on their issues. They knew, a vote for Clinton would be the same old, same old. Same old that saw their way of life and opportunities shrink.

So on that point Fretsman, I think you are right. There are people out there who would like to think that the only ones that voted for Trump are the ones that are weak, are scared, are racists, but they forget the appeal his candidacy had for Democrats who flipped. It doesn't matter that Trump himself has never wanted or needed for anything, lived a privileged life - that is the perception of just about all these politicians. I mean...the choice was Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump, for your typical blue collar union worker it was time to try something else.

 

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Yes, but nebish, in Your post above, aren't You speaking from the perspective and assumption that Trump is a valid and legitimate president and human being? Come on now, I gather that You lean to the right, I also gather that You generally try to remain a straight shooter and a straight talker, I would love if You was to give Your honest thoughts on what we know so far about the depth, legality and illegality of the Trump families relationship with the Russians, looking at all of it from the beginnings of business deals, to the campaign interference, to Trump gifting Putin so many things such as walking out if Syria etc, to the latest news of several private Trump/Putin meeting with confiscated and deleted text??? You all know how I feelabout the Trumps, put them all in the Federal pen right next to their already convicted Pals, Manafot, Flynn, Cohen, shut put em all on a hot rail to hell!!! I also feel any politicians who have been too close and are soiled and contaminated by the Trump corruption should be expunged, so the honor of the Republican Party could possibly be restored and we could go back to a 2 party DemocraCy instead of a Trump dictatorship supported by a steady 38% percent of miss guided bit in many cases good Folks......Peace.....joe

[Edited on 1/15/2019 by crazyjoe]

 

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Yes, but nebish, in Your post above, aren't You speaking from the perspective and assumption that Trump is a valid and legitimate president and human being? Come on now, I gather that You lean to the right, I also gather that You generally try to remain a straight shooter and a straight talker, I would love if You was to give Your honest thoughts on what we know so far about the depth, legality and illegality of the Trump families relationship with the Russians, looking at all of it from the beginnings of business deals, to the campaign interference, to Trump gifting Putin so many things such as walking out if Syria etc, to the latest news of several private Trump/Putin meeting with confiscated and deleted text??? You all know how I feelabout the Trumps, put them all in the Federal pen right next to their already convicted Pals, Manafot, Flynn, Cohen, shut put em all on a hot rail to hell!!! I also feel any politicians who have been too close and are soiled and contaminated by the Trump corruption should be expunged, so the honor of the Republican Party could possibly be restored and we could go back to a 2 party DemocraCy instead of a Trump dictatorship supported by a steady 38% percent of miss guided bit in many cases good Folks......Peace.....joe

[Edited on 1/15/2019 by crazyjoe]


Right off the bat, I really don't care, and in some ways do not want the honor of the Republican Party restored and hate the 2 party system. So while it was never my intention to have Trump ruin the Republican Party, now that he is I want him to level it. Then my hope would be we can do the same to the Democrat Party and see if we can have some better functioning alternative to the duopoly system rise out of those ashes.

Onto your first question, Trump is the President. And until he no longer is I am going to treat him like he is the President. I know that some will not and can not accept that, and I know how that makes me look. There is much more I dislike about the President than I like, but I think kind of like Chris Cuomo does, I would rather react to individual issues case-by-case then just always find fault. It's not that I dismiss the detractors; I just think there is a place to provide counterpoints when appropriate. If the President says or does something I agree with, I'm ok saying that. When he acts like a jackass, I'm ok saying that. And when the critics go full bore hate on him, typically I am fine getting out of their way because I don't want to try to defend the indefensible and usually he has it coming.

For all the conflicts of interest, cronyism, ignorance, recklessness, divisiveness and lies, he remains the only President this country has and that is the scope I am going to view it in. Regarding Russia and the FBI - I am going to totally let the Mueller report shape my opinion. Good, bad or ugly - that to me, is the authority on the matter. I was actually happy to hear that the FBI opened an investigation on Trump being compromised or working for the Russians. Not happy that his words and actions have led them to that point, but happy that our systems behind the scenes can and do function in a way that protects the country even if the President appears not to.

So that is the best way I can put it.

Looking back on it, while very surprising at the time, the election results are less surprising now. The benefit of hindsight is always helps. What is most shocking to me is how many people still very strongly and vocally support and believe in this President. That's not to say that I don't support or believe in the President, it's that I pick my spots, situation by situation and try to maintain seeing both sides of the coin. But some of these people out there that are so in the tank...that any criticism (which is pretty much always warranted) is taken as deceit and unjustified attacks 'just because'. You know, I think I tend to worry less about how our country will get through these next two years than I do what the Trump base will do when he loses in 2020.

I can't control what others think of me or who they group me with, but I think I have a grasp on reality and I am fine with who I am and the issues I raise and care about. The people that think and live only in Trump-land really are worrisome, and at the same time, the people that focus all their time and energy on hating Trump, I think, isn't productive either - even though I get it, there is alot to hate.

 

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You stepped forward and revealed you voted for Trump gave some reasons about why that matter to you and the experiences that are important to you. Two replys in and you're already being called a bigot and possibly worse without any real conversation in-between.


You are not a victim of the left.

 

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More conspiracies? C'mon people. I started this thought share and got timed out, signed back in to see it's gone to other places. Trump is not an operative of any other country. Actions speak louder than liberal conspiracy theorists no matter how much babble is injected to sell it.

I'm a blue collar donkey with only a HS education and 1 1/2 tears of trade school that doesn't factor into my career. 33 years in the IBEW Electrical Union. I was told by an elder Gent that working for my company that I wouldn't get rich, but I wouldn't want, Well I still want, I drive modest cars, park in front of my modest house, and consider myself blessed. I am in debt up to my ears borrowing against my house to put my kids through college.

I am one of those who used to vote Democrat as I was closer to poverty than riches, but today's Democratic party is all buffoons with asinine concerns. Trump can be a boisterous clown, but he has American concerns at heart. He has stated his America first policies and backed them up taking on the world in matters of trade and foreign affairs. He has taken tough stances that will benefit OUR country forever. He is trying to level the playing field for the good of American businesses which can hopefully expand, keep their companies in America, and create good secure jobs. Peace through strength is reality. I firmly believe in life you don't make empty promises to friends or empty threats to enemies (or others). When Obama's red line was crossed he embarrassed the Nation and the weakened the world's stability. We should not be the world's police, but we are sadly at the cost of American lives and finances. When Trump gave Putin and Assad a red line to not gas his own people he stuck to it. Putin threatened that if the US reacted all hell would break loose, That Russia would meet our force with theirs and blow our missiles and planes from the sky and that we would regret any such decision. They gassed their own people and Trump ordered a strategic strike this time it was Putin who bitched out with an empty threat. Yeah there's a lot of blow hard rhetoric on all sides but OUR president did the right thing and continues doing the right thing on other matters. There is only so much that the average schmuck can be taxed to fund the liberal agenda. There is only so many jobs available and decisions need to be made to enhance opportunities for all with the nod to citizens. Blue Cross Blue Shield is denying procedures 2 different doctors deemed necessary for my back, I'm fighting them now, but with not too much success.... Free healthcare for all! I pay big bucks for a family of four, What happened? I pay big bucks for car insurance for my family, well a nice Immigrant Gent's kid in Paterson ran a stop sign and plowed into my car while looked down at the palm of his hand presumably at his cell phone. I was surrounded by his family in a matter of minutes with Arabic jargon I couldn't understand. The father didn't speak English and I was strongly pressured to not call the police, It seemed a couple had body shops and would fix the damage themselves, I called the PD, but wow it never stopped til the PD arrived. I lay out the money for repairs and when it's time to get my deductible back my insurance company tells me the Gent has Dollar A day Medicare insurance where they don't pay any money out regardless of fault, I demand my deductible asking about the non insured drivers fund that can repay me, they respond with you're not eligible as they had insurance. They said they'd send out more letters for my money that they'll ignore. The more things are free for some the others have to pay hard earned money for their "freeness". It will only get worse. Free college means means more unchecked government funding to the colleges and more runaway taxes. We should be of Elizabeth Warren's heritage or at least claim so.

The fact that the liberal lunacy of the left fights everything he does just weakens the country. It leaves a guy like Xi leader of China to just want to wait out Trump until the next Democratic snowflake goes into office. The house wants to attack the tax cuts on businesses again and it will result in companies fleeing to other countries, stock markets crashes, and financial crisis's for all economic levels. The extreme opposition from the left will go down as an embarrassment to the system our founding fathers put in place. If they had seen what would take place the constitution would have an IQ clause.

I believe in a higher power, but don't need to go to church to express it just as I don't need to a cemetery to connect with loved ones passed. I believe in family values and honest living. I don't force my values on anyone, but don't get that from others. I accept everyone's life style choices as they'll suffer the consequences of their choices and actions. I don't agree with homosexuality, but accept the choices made. If you have one life to live to the fullest live it to the fullest. America is a country of fads and crazes and the masses are in some sense sheep being force fed input through the media and Hollywood. It seems every show has to have a sexual message. I stop watching. Blood lines die and family history becomes literal history. What may have started as an acceptance campaign has turned into full blown promotion. I have friends and family who've made these choices and I accept their choices, but I see the long term ramifications and have a somber private feeling about it. I was born in Newark grew up through the riots of the late 60's. Riots that destroyed local businesses and facilitated the need for the Willowbrook Mall. Racial/ethnic discrimination of any sort is wrong. Our souls have no color or country of origin we are all dwellers on the same earth, Some of us are evil, some are good, and some a little of both. We should all be colorblind and discriminate against accordingly. We are heading into strange places as a nation. General Mattis understood that a military is not a book club and that an army needs to be lethal. It's similar to a bobsled team in the frozen artic. Alaskan huskies will get the bobsled home, but if in a twisted sense of forced inclusion you throw in Daschounds, Jack Terriors, and Bichon Frises you killed the whole team. There are natural human gender traits that are undeniable, but are being denied. Many nuances of reality and psychology of the human race are being ignored, refuted, and being used as divisive politically correct weapons of which there are no defense. The Democratic party is so f'd up that they cannot nominate a straight Christian white male. Talk about reverse discrimination? What is the best qualified Democrat was an Alaskan Husky? no, no... it's time to nominate a pug nose Boxer. The founding fathers could not have forseen the lunacy that America has become. Trump is not the perfect human being. He has tried to walk an all inclusive line. He gets a bad wrap way more than he gets his just due appreciation for what he's trying to do for us all.

I mean to offend no one and I've tried to explain my personal thoughts of my perceived rationality as best I could and I fully understand that it may not be yours, but know that you are loved and respected or at least until that gets taxed beyond affordability too?


Thanks for posting some honest feelings here my friend, I've nothing but respect for this...

Enjoy the day.

 

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