The Donald

TrumpIt seems that yet another incredibly… Interesting? Presidential Campaign season is off to a ridiculous start. I’d love to make this writing a scathing rant against liberals, poke a lot of fun at Democrats, and all those fun recreational activities, but I’m not going to do any of that (This Time!). Conservative folks, I’m pointing my cannon in your direction today, because we have some serious house cleaning, laundry airing, and good old fashioned realistic reevaluating to do!

What in the world are you people thinking? In this question, I am (Should read OBVIOUSLY!) referring to the incomprehensible affection for The Donald. Do anyone really believe that Mr. Trump represents good conservative values and Constitutional principles? If you are thinking that, you might want to reevaluate the opinion.

Let’s take a look at just a couple of things that should get your ears up. First, Mr. Trump has been a major contributor to past Clinton campaigns. Conservative? He would argue that he was just buying favor, had nothing to do with core beliefs. OK, I have a problem with that, buying politicians IS NOT a conservative value, and it is an activity that The Don has openly bragged about.

Crony capitalism and crony politics are a couple of the only issues that the Tea Party Movement and the Occupy Movement were in agreement on. Such activities erode the basic foundation of a Representative Republic (Which is what we have here folks, not a democracy, but that’s a whole other topic). Donald Trump is a big player in both of these cronyisms, and he thinks it’s pretty cute.

Strike one.


Mr. Trump claims to be a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, but he is in favor of limiting certain “assault weapons”, and he would like to see an increase in waiting periods for firearms purchases. Seems rather contradictory to “…shall not be infringed.”

Strike two.

Take whichever side you want on the issue of abortion, that isn’t the current topic. Trump is. In the past he has been firmly “Pro Choice”. Suddenly, when he is trying to appeal to a conservative base, which is staunchly Pro Life, he becomes… Pro Life! What does he really believe? Again, not the issue here, the issue is character. It seems that Trump’s character is to say what needs to be said to get what he wants. I don’t want to say I don’t care about the issue of abortion, because I do (It’s murder, sorry. I have a BS in Zoology and an MS in Marine Biology, I’m here to tell you that life begins at conception. That isn’t a theological opinion but a biological fact. For another time.), but regardless of the belief I think that actually holding to one is a lot better than changing it every time it becomes expedient.

Strike three.

Now for the intangibles, or at least the less tangibles. Capitalism is a conservative value, greed and avarice are not. The Trump fortune is a testament to the dark side of capitalism. Trumps money has shady, though marginally legal, origins. His father was essentially a slum lord in the low income areas of New York. He built his tenements using, get this, Government Grants for the creation of low income housing! So, the elder Trump used tax dollars to finance his empire building. Once the building was complete, by all accounts, he ran his holdings in typical slum lord fashion with the added bonus of blatantly racist practices. Whites only low income housing financed by the government and making a family rich in the process. Not at all good stuff from any angle. Woody Guthrie (I know, uber-liberal, but not half bad as a folk musician!) was tenant in a Trump building, you can Google his opinions on the matter!

Personality wise, I’m not a big Trump fan either. I will concede that no one aspires seriously to the Presidency without a healthy measure of ego, but Donald passes ego and heads straight into arrogance. In fairness, he isn’t alone in that. If he and Hillary were ever in the same room together, it might cause some sort of world ending critical-mass-of-arrogance cataclysm. That notwithstanding, it is not an admirable quality.

The next bit applies to most of the candidates, but in a healthier measure to Trump. Our candidates are standing in front of us rattling off strings of “I’m gonnas” that are outside the powers granted to the President by The Constitution. We are already seeing the demise of the Constitutional Presidency, the diminishing of the separation of powers, and an inversion of the flow of authority framed by the founders. I have a very sneaking suspicion that if Trump found himself in office he would issue executive orders in a volume that would Make our current president look like a lightweight in that department. I don’t think The Don really wants to be president, I think he wants to be king! Dangerous precedents have already been set, and I think that Trump would do nothing but run with them.

I could keep going, but I hope you already see my point. Trump is not a good conservative candidate, he would not be a staunch follower of the constitution, and his character is questionable at best. Who do I like? My favorites are Paul and Carson, but I’m not holding out much hope at this time. Sadly, I think that this time around the best choice we’re going to be offered is “Not Hillary”


  1. Eldon Andersen

    February 10, 2016 at 1:54 am

    I am so excited Donald.may win The President
    Of USA. He will clean up the cess pool in

  2. Milt

    February 10, 2016 at 2:02 am

    Donald Trump has some very good points – BUT – I don’t believe that he is credible nor conservative for my taste. He also (as you mentioned) is supremely arrogant running roughshod over anybody he likes. This is not good leadership, especially in the international community. He would run things any old way he wanted without so much as listening to advisers, much less the American People. He has gained his popularity by pressing the hot buttons that the people would like to see, because many Americans are very fed up with the current government (I include Republicans and Democrats as well as the current administration). My money is on Ted Cruze. He has been very consistent (some would argue not 100%, but few are) in his tenure as a senator and has tried to do good things. Trump displays tantrums – such as pulling out of the debate just before the Iowa primary. Trump is not for me.

  3. ron houskeeper

    February 10, 2016 at 2:03 am

    Not a Trump fan, I want Cruz. However I will vote for Trump before the establishment guys, I know they will let us down. Thats the rest of the group except Carson. I like Carson, but dont believe he can make it.

  4. Ron

    February 10, 2016 at 2:09 am

    Look folks! Donald is a really strong candidate! Like him or not he is self funded so he can’t be pushed around by any big money interests. He also listens very well! If he is getting off track he will listen and make corrections accordingly. He thinks like many of us do and says screw you when appropriate …or not! It will take a guy like Trump to garner the support from the democrats to actually turn this country around. After his term we can put Ted Cruz in there to further the cause. God is not happy with us and the way we have allowed the left in this country to misdirect it. It is time to get it turned around. Trump is the guy! If your house was burning down would you care the ethnicity of who came to save you?

  5. Diane

    February 10, 2016 at 2:14 am

    Well, it looks like Hillary is getting creamed by Bernie in NH. As for the Donald, well, I guess we will end up with what we deserve, as Dr. Carson said. I don’t know exactly what happened there. He was doing so well.

    Anyway, we will see who the end two candidates are and, Lord, please help us. Time for a write-in I think. Like that will ever happen.

  6. Ron

    February 10, 2016 at 2:35 am

    Trump may not be a conservative, but, in my opinion, there isn’t one of the remaining candidates who stands a chance against whoever the Dems put up. As I see it, we have a choice of mostly Establishment candidates, one candidate with reasonable Conservative credentials, and Trump. I hears come talking-head today say that Donald has a pair the size of basketballs, and the rest have grapes, except for Rubio, who has raisins. It will take an extremely strong, savvy candidate to buck the Establishment, who will back anyone but Trump or Cruz.

  7. Peter Mac Isaac

    February 10, 2016 at 2:35 am

    The general public much like the US national debt has crossed a Rubicon when dealing with the endless lies and and the evil of political correctness espoused by self serving politicians. They have had it and will not stand for any more- No main stream politician will fill the oval office for some time well into the future. On that note Trump understands the American dream while democrats want to crush it.

  8. James Hill

    February 10, 2016 at 2:36 am

    While I like Donald Trump in general and I think he would be good for our country as a one term President to help clean house, I DO NOT like the language he has been using and it must stop NOW! After hearing the ranting of Donald lately, I would prefer the only other candidate that I believe we can count on to do what he says he will do and that is Ted Cruz. I have watched Ted Cruz for a long time and I believe he will do what he says he will do and he knows the Constitution backwards and forward.

    I actually help Marco Rubio get his Seante position only to be stabbed in the back with all the other citizens in Florida. He did a complete 180 on almost every issue he campaigned on within the first 24 hours of being elected. He cannot be trusted and I urge everyone – DO NOT VOTE for Marco Rubio.

  9. Mervyn E Cloe

    February 10, 2016 at 3:04 am

    About the Donald: So he is an opportunist and not a real Conservative. If his goal is to “Make America Great Again”, I will give him that chance. I like it that he is not in the inbox daily asking for money. He is moving ahead on his own, no TEA Party and no Republican Party. All that both of these organizations have done is try to milk me for donations.

    You also say that he lacks respect for the Constitution. Who does respect the Constitution? I do , but it is a lonely camp that I am in. Too many of these guys lack qualification to be Commander in Chief! Rubio, Jindal and Santorum are “anchor babies”.

    Cruz is worse! Supposedly he memorized the Constitution and debated it when a high school student. Why then would he be a candidate for the Senate, when he was not even a citizen? Citizenship means very little to Cruz! You do not just renounce one citizenship and then claim another. He is not a Natural Citizen, which is for me is a sad situation.

    There was no such problem with Carson or Paul. Trump is a Natural Citizen and I am convinced that he cares about the Nation. This is not a step up for Trump. It will cost him money to be the President of the United States.

  10. Margaret Pink

    February 10, 2016 at 3:10 am

    Anybody but Cruz. I like the expose on this man given by Texe Marrs of Power of Prophecy. After examining the evidence given, Cruz is seemingly a dangerous man as he has an apparent hidden merge Canada/US/Mexico as one getting rid of individual country sovereignty. As a Canadian I must strongly object to such a merger.
    As for Donald Trump, he has been liken to “a court jester”. Didn’t Shakespeare say every court needs a jester? Perhaps the system needs someone like that to shake things up–all the other guys have made a mess of the country so far.

  11. Eric Walbergh

    February 10, 2016 at 3:26 am

    I think that the Donald is just as surprised as most of us that his candidacy went anywhere, much less where it is today. I recall that it was entirely self funded, not sure if it still is. I think he just wanted to get attention in a different spotlight. But then he started to be listened to. Because he really did it all for attention, he didn’t worry about political correctness. but along the way, he has brought up subjects that are extremely important and are ignored by the press and conventional politicians….because they are all, to some degree, bought and paid for by multiple special interests.
    But Donald himself is too outlandish to actually be elected president. What to do? Some one needs to look at what Donald has said, and separate out the outlandish rhetoric and restate the important parts, like controlling immigration, China,s assault on the US economy by any/all means possible, terrorism, etc…..and then getting Paul Ryan to run for president, Cruz vice president.

  12. Linda

    February 10, 2016 at 3:26 am

    Sadly, the republicans that have held the majority in congress over the past several years talk a good talk, but have not produced any results for the conservatives in this country. They have done nothing to stand up to Obama and that scares me. I have followed Trump for many years now and he has been consistent in his ideals. I don’t think he’s any crazier than all the rest of the candidates. Are you blind to the state of our country? Trump is the only candidate that has the guts to do anything about it and he is smart enough to surround himself with the smartest people to help him run this country and make it better. The other candidates will let the dems runs all over them. Washington D.C. has really lost touch with the American people, kinda like Hollywood. The silent majority is speaking through Donald Trump. TRUMP 2016!

  13. Betty Vaughan

    February 10, 2016 at 3:40 am

    Trump may not be a true conservative but at least he is for sure a capitalist! I changed my life-long party affiliation so I can vote for him in the primary . Cruz is a NWO liar , His wife working for GoldmanSachs and being on the Council of Foreign Relations . I’d vote for anybody before a socialist or a Clinton or Bush .

  14. Dan

    February 10, 2016 at 3:44 am

    I pretty much agree with everything said here. I am amazed however at one of your statements. “Abortion isn’t the isse. Character is the issue.” Murder IS definitely a matter of character in almost anyone’s book. I agree with the rest concerning Trump.

  15. Larry

    February 10, 2016 at 3:46 am

    If we are going to clean house then maybe we should start with Old Guard in the GOP. They have done nothing for the people except close off their ears. They don’t listen to the people anymore. They’re as bad as the Democrats. They’re sell outs to Obama. They only want to protect their own jobs. So before you start throwing stones, you better check what your house is made of. The people of this great nation are sick of the same old crap in DC. You better take note, this movement will not be over after this election. There will be mid terms coming up and we will see how many survive after that election. We want the Old Guard out and new blood in that will work for the people.

  16. keepyourpower

    February 10, 2016 at 4:45 am

    The FACT that Trump wants single payer health insurance, should tell you he is a Democrat plant. No matter who wins…Sanders, Clinton, or Trump, we will have the worst healthcare in the world..or close to Great Britain’s!

    Then there is abortion. He is all for abortion, for rape, or incest. Tell me what did that child do, to deserve to be murdered? He,in the past, was all for late term abortion, where the child could be one day from delivery…the doctor turns the child around in the womb…very painful for both patients…and then lets the feet come out first…holds the child’s head inside the vagina, and then severs the spinal cord. That is MURDER!

    His sister is a a far left leaning judge. He said he wants MORE judges like her!

    Is that REALLY what you Trump supporters want!?

  17. keepyourpower

    February 10, 2016 at 5:07 am


    I can tell you what happened to Carson.
    First the media was trumping up false stories about him. He proved them all wrong, but not one newspaper, radio station, or tv station reported the REAL TRUTH.

    Then TRUMP did not like that Carson was ahead. So, he admitted what he did to him, he HAD to do, to keep Carson from overtaking him. He insinuated that Carson was a pedophile. That he was, as he called it, pathological. Carson…the medical doctor… stated that Trump does not even know what pathological is. Trump ruined Carson’s impeccable reputation, as the healer of over 15,000 children, by operating on their brains. How many candidates have met 15,000 life and death situations, and came out on the other side, with positive outcomes? Do you really want a hothead, with his hand on the red phone? Do you want a brash man trying to negotiate with foreign nations?

    All the things Trump said he would the fence, etc…Carson had said before him!

    Trump is a narcissist. We already have one of those in the White House. Are you happy with him? Trump is still a democrat, and wants single payer health insurance. Very Democrat like!

    Narcissists…when backed against the wall, as Trump felt when Carson was ahead in the polls…project their own bad habits, or mental problems, onto that person. What Trump meant to say was all narcissists, with much power, are!

    Trump is mentally ill, like Obama..yet the ‘blinded by hate’ Trump supporters cannot see this. It is called scales on the eyes, in the Bible.

    IMHO, God would not want a man who is not a practicing Christian, but feigns at being one, who provides strip clubs, and pornography to others. A liar. A controller. A manipulator. No..God is not smiling on Trump.

    He also has a very filthy mouth, and mind! Go to conservativehq and read the article on Trump called “Hide your women” and see the horrendous things he has said, about his own wives, his daughter, and his own lower body part. Read how he had his present wife pose nude, in his jet, for GQ!

    His childish retorts on Twitter, especially against women, should tell you to turn, and run!

    There is only ONE man with intelligence, not a politician, but a statesman, and great morals, that is still in the race. And he is Carson. Carson CAN win! But it takes all these people who say…he is a good man…but cannot stop talking that way..and actually tell people all of the wonderful attributes of the man, to the world.

  18. Randy

    February 10, 2016 at 5:57 am

    You the write need to understand one thing is that over 50 percent of Americans are neither Republicans or Democrats. But vote for the person that aligns with their views; I personly fall into this category. So for Mr.Trump donating money is to the person and not to a party. Men and women in that class of people have friends in high places. We also need to understand that he is not a politician and that’s a major plus for him. I have voted in the pass for all three categories and I’m tired of the status ko. I personally feel he can and will do a better job than anyone currently running for offices. We need to stop Hillary and Bernie from office winning. Before you bash him on the second amendment do some research look up what Hillary and Bernie want to do. You made a comment about “He is in favor of limiting certain assault weapons”. I am a strong 2nd amendment supporter and the true form of an assault weapon should not be used for civilians but military only. Those are class III weapons and many can not get them. So go back and do your homework. “We the people shall prevail”

  19. Jondolar

    February 10, 2016 at 6:28 am

    In my view, The Donald’s successful campaign shows us just how opportunistic this guy is and how easily deceived the public is today by a television celebrity. Using his business skills, he’s been intelligent enough to play on the public’s frustration of what the current usurper has done during his two terms in office and is deceiving them with his billions of dollars to fund his own campaign; making them believe he’s being selfless when he knows all too well that if he gets into the White House, he’ll be able to parlay his position into more than making up for what he put out to get elected. But, the public’s been trained by the media to not think past their emotions. I wouldn’t be surprised if we learn that he was a deliberate diversion by the D.C. insiders to clinch their total control of power ten or fifteen years from now.

  20. Imogene

    February 10, 2016 at 6:44 am

    He is the only one who will stand up for AMERICA, he doesn’t take any crap from the others!

  21. Valerie Bailey

    February 10, 2016 at 7:02 am

    I agree with every word you said until you for down to your favorites. I do NOT like Rand Paul at all. Carson is a good choice, but I do not think he is forceful enough to handle the job. I could be wrong, but he is a good man, a real conservative, and a fine Christian. My choice is Ted Cruz. H not only knows the Constitution, but has memorized it and he is an unashamed Christian. But more about what I think about Donald Trump. From the beginning I have thought exactly what you said. He wants the presidency to be able to wield power and play king. He would indeed do the thinking for all of us and fire off executive orders right and left. He is above all, a “deal maker” and we have plenty of those in the congress and senate. We need a statesman who does what is right, not what is expedient and useful for himself. I so not understand the attraction. Talk about drinking the Kool-
    Aid. He is arrogant, foul-mouthed, two-faced, a cry-baby, spoiled brat who thinks he hung the moon. He doesn’t even know what a Christian is because by his own admission has never asked God for forgiveness. You cannot be a Christian without confessing that you are a sinner and receiving God’s grace. He is totally ignorant of how to become a Christian. If he is the nominee (which I pray he is not), I will vote for him because I will NEVER vote for Hillary Clinton or Barney Sanders. Trump may be shady, but Hillary is pure evil and Sanders is a silly old man and a Socialist. I pray that either Cruz, Carson, Rubio, Bush, Christie, or fiorina or Kasich beats Trump, but the only one two I really trust are Cruz and Carson. I hope a lot of people wake up to the fact that we need someone with integrity, faith, courage, and compassion in the White House. Trump is a bully, but even so, he is better than the pure evil the Democrats offer. Thank you for the opportunity to state my opinion.

  22. Edith

    February 10, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    TRUMP 2016!

    My question for you…..are you going to vote for Trump if he gets the nomination?

    The arguments you are making are liberal talking points. I wonder if you realize that? I am an “ultra” conservative, and I don’t feel that in this election we MUST have an ultra conservative nominee. I do think we have to have a common sense, hard driven, person who will do everything possible to overturn Obama’s damage. We need someone who will run our government more like a business than we have seen in the past. I think Trump can do that.

    I also think you are wrong about capitalism. I support free enterprise and believe it is a cornerstone to American ingenuity and entrepreneurship , but I’m almost “occupy Wall Street” on what goes on in the banking and Wall Street arenas!!!! (Own a small business, by-the-way – 28 years!)

    I also think that Trump giving $$ to both sides of the political spectrum is necessary for a canny and successful businessman on Trump’s financial level. That is not at issue. ACCEPTING or promoting the issue to the money is the problem!

    I think you need to read Trump’s books……..

  23. USA Matters

    February 10, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    Let me preface my statements by saying that I am a republican who is disgusted with the establishment. I see them as breaking promises to us, being too conciliatory and amenable to constant compromise even if its to the detriment of The People of the United States (pick your issue: monetary policies; jobs going overseas, illegal immigration, healthcare reforms etc.)

    Candidate Trump, his temperament and actions, has given the world a glimpse of exactly who he is and what he is capable of doing. Now, imagine a President Trump,” with executive powers, executive privileges, having the most powerful, sophisticated and technologically advanced executive agencies at his disposal. I would rest my case there except some believe him to be the one candidate to make things right Washington – – the one candidate that will finally put an end to a dismal, party politic ruling elite. This ego manic narcissist is dangerous. He is dangerous to this country, he is dangerous to regular folk who dare oppose him or his policies. To conceptualize the notion of a “President Trump” as Commander and Chief, given the temperament this individual truly has is unthinkable and beyond scary.

    Trump is a dangerous individual whose rhetoric appeals to a rightfully disaffected and frustrated electorate. This has been done before in Nazi Germany that led to the rise of Adolf Hitler. I’m reluctant to parallel that horrible history but “Candidate Trump’s” words and actions have been so outrageous and are consistent with that similar psychosis of personally eviscerating his opposition. Executive agencies would be the new Gestapo, summoned at the whim of temper tantrum. Somehow, I thought we were cracking down on bullying yet where a heartbeat away from one ascending to the Presidency.

    Unfortunately, I am one of those disaffected, frustrated, republicans that do not like the establishment, do nothing, do the same, do worse, candidates turned elected individuals. I am all for changing things up before our country succumbs to just about everything. However, if Donald Trump bullies, stampedes, and tantrums his way to becomes the next republican nominee, I will most decidedly vote for Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton as Trump is no answer to the “cesspool” that currently occupies most of Washington.

  24. Larry

    February 10, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    Right on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. Alice

    February 10, 2016 at 4:01 pm

    Gotta say, I know that Trump isn’t perfect…far from. BUT, which of the Republican candidates IS?? Carson, maybe. But the others are no more conservative than the REST of the republican party. Otherwise, all those republicrats we elected to the congress would have at least TRIED to make a difference. SO, THE Donald is really just another Republican.
    Quel surprise!

  26. Travis Barrett

    February 10, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    A is an unfortunte situation but if you r in business or a Corporation it is Citomary to donate to parties. This is survival. Because DC listens to money it is the only way these entities can survive. This takes place on every level of government. Trump is not exempt. Nor is Business in America! You cannot get anything unless you pay! Whoever wins on either side you win favor. A fact of life! It does not matter if a person changes parties. Lincoln, Peroe, Reagan and a host of other prominent people have to great benefit. You have made mistakes and changed your opinion on matters in the past! Your entire argument is full of holes and your understanding of real facts leave a lot to be desired. Remember Trump owes his existence to no one, he uses his own money and no one else running for office on any level can say this! All others owe their existence to many special interest and lobbyist. This means everything in this most critical of all elections in our history! Do your homework before you speak.

  27. PrincessPhilly

    February 10, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    You are wrong on Donald. Some people don’t like him because he tells it just the way he sees it. That is exactly the kind of person we need to clean house and straighten out all the damage done to this country. Any one that is tough and can stand up bullies is going to be outspoken and not give one care for political correctness.

    He has my vote. He is our only hope. All the other republicans are RHINO’s. They will continue to destroy this country and take away your freedoms. They are all telling you liars and bull shitting you in to thinking they care about this country. All they care about is lining their pockets.

  28. Pat Bellew

    February 10, 2016 at 7:16 pm

    OK Folks,

    Just take a look at the picture that leads this article. Then pause for a moment and ask yourself if Ronald Reagan could muster that expression if he tried! That is not the face of dignity and statesmanship!

    Now, imagine if the Donald made that face at Vladimir Putin. Vlad would pull his lips off and send him packin’! If he ever made that face at me, I’d pull his lips off myself!

    Food for thought people!

  29. Pat Bellew

    February 10, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    Have to return to a couple of points, and make a brief apology.

    My statement concerning abortion not being the issue may have been misinterpreted, and that is my own fault in how I stated it. Abortion certainly is an issue, and I hope that I at least stated my view on that point clearly. It is murder of an innocent life, no ifs ands or buts. The point I was trying to make was a more proximal point of character that I had hoped would stand regardless of any opinion on that particular issue. Point being Donald Trump has no principles, stands for nothing but himself, will say anything or flop on any stance to meet the needs of his aspirations.

    Edith, my Dear, you need to realize that just because people are Liberals, doesn’t mean they are wrong all the time (often, granted). These so called “Liberal Talking Points” happen to be the truth in this case. I would also like to say that if you are an “Ultra Conservative” you should run screaming from Mr. Trump. He is the antithesis of everything our Founders stood for, and would have no doubt put up British Troops in low income tenements, and His Majesty’s officers in luxury high rises, at ridiculously high profit margins and probably would have funded the projects on grants from the Continental congress. He is a very bad man, and he would do additional irreparable damage to the constitutional presidency. The only candidate on either side who is more distasteful and disastrous than Donald Trump is Hillary, anyone else is a step up and in my opinion Otis Campbell of Mayberry would make a better President! I might write him in!

  30. Juan Berrios

    February 11, 2016 at 3:41 am

    Trump’s weaknes is his arrogance and at this point of the nomination race even if he change his tone and try to play humbleness it wont work, he will look as a flip floper as happenned to him with the abortion issue. Unfortunatelly, the good candidates are falling behind to the point of drop from the race as Rand Paul and Ben Carson.

  31. Due B

    February 12, 2016 at 2:23 am

    The article above says it well. Some people will say whatever they think you want to hear. Donald Trump is that kind of guy. Why in the world would conservatives pass over more than a dozen more qualified candidates and trust their future to Mr. Lip Service? These people seem to have lost their minds!

  32. Egon

    February 12, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    Trump better be oyr next Prez, that’s all I can say.

    I’m goid with Trump or Cruz,

  33. ritababe

    February 14, 2016 at 5:20 am

    I started out thinking I would vote for Trump. The more I see him, the less I like him. How many times has he gone to the lobbyists to get the favors he needed for his business? I agree with most of what you have written as reasons not to vote for him. The thing that has affected me the most in the recent debates were two fold: His arrogance and the fact that he will not shut up when someone is revealing some of his short comings, whether true or false or exaggerated. Thanks for showing me I have not lost my sense of right and wrong.

  34. stephanie

    February 16, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    I haven’t voted since Reagan. I have not found a candidate worthy of running our country since that time. I am voting this year for Mr. Trump. Like most of the country I am fed up with politicians. They haven’t done their job. They have, however, successfully run this country into almost non-existence. With the debt, the lack of immigration control, the lack of industry since most companies are now leaving to do business elsewhere, our weakened military, our homeless, our healthcare, our veterans, our senior citizens we can no longer continue to elect politicians who have shown us that they say one thing and do the complete opposite. They do not work for “the people” of this country any longer, they have another agenda. It is obvious to anyone with common sense that they will destroy the very document that this country established for the protection and well-being of the country. It’s not about like, it’s about need. I do like Mr. Trump, because I love honesty. He is overly self confident, but he has earned it. He’s a showman, but so what? Better a showman then a liar or a traitor. He’s highly intelligent, full of common sense and has an honest love for America. He didn’t have to do this, he could have taken his family and walked away from America. Instead he got angry like the rest of us and decided to do something about it. This country is standing on the brink of extinction and that is NOT an exaggeration.I want an AMERICAN running it. The politicians, if allowed, will give it away piece by piece until it is gone forever.

  35. Eva Gate

    March 23, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    Donald is an idiot with a lot of dark money! A braggart! Rude and vulgar!!! He has associated with criminals when he needed $. I refused to watch the RepubliCON debates. He encourages violence at his rallies now. He is a racist. When called out he backs down. His idea of International negotiations is negotiation for a hotel!!!!

  36. USA Matters

    March 24, 2016 at 11:20 am

    If Donald Trump is the republican nominee, this republican will most assuredly vote democrat for president come November.

    Trump is unfit to be commander-in chief. His potential use of the FBI, IRS, homeland security and other executive agencies at his disposal would be akin to Hitler’s use of the gestapo. One just needs to look at his actions as “candidate Trump” to realize that America is a heartbeat away from allowing perhaps the most psychotic, infantile maniac the seat as our country’s executive. This cannot happen no matter how disenfranchised and disillusioned his follows are and feel about the political system.

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