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Featured So Who's Your Fallback Guy Or Gal?

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Rippon, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. Rippon

    Rippon Well-Known Member

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    For Trump supporters: If he implodes, who would be your fallback person? Who is your second choice?

    So far he has been the Teflon Don. That could change with his petty remarks. No one has to defeat him. He might be his own worst enemy.
     
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    Who are the Trump supporters on this board? I have not seen anyone declare their recommendation of Trump.
     
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    I have not landed on anyone solid yet. It will either be Huckabee or Cruz for me most likely. Should Trump actually get the nod I would vote for him unlike Christie, Graham, Kasich, or Paul.
     
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    Well, let me say that this is a great question, even though we are months away from anything serious that matters!

    I do like Trump, but his running battle with Kelly on FOX needs to be put to rest.

    As for a back up, I would not mind voting for Dr. Carson. In my opinion, he would make a humble, wise leader, and that is something America needs right now! And he is black, I think!

    For those that feel I dislike Obama because of his race, you are dead wrong! I dislike him for his socialist ideas that are destroying America! His color has nothing to di with my opinions of him! But it is without a doubt that Obama has used race to split and divide this nation down racial lines! And that is something I do not see Carson doing.

    Dr. Carson would make all people very proud of their president again, if he were to be elected!
     
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    Trumps not my guy and there's some I'd don't like but no one I'm ready to commit my vote to.

    It's embarrassing to say but I'm having a bit of electile dysfunction.

    Rob
     
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    :laugh:

    Was the purple Smiley-Guy in your post intentional? :laugh:
     
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    Both should work miracles for the Middle East:

    In Jerusalem, Mike Huckabee Calls West Bank Part of Israel

    "Staking out the most extreme position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the crowded field of Republican candidates – one to the right of even Israel’s conservative government – former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas said Wednesday that the entire occupied West Bank was part of Israel, leaving no room for a Palestinian state there...."

    Ted Cruz’s Foreign Policy Advisor: End Nuclear Negotiations, Start War With Iran

    "John Bolton, the former U.N. ambassador and informal foreign policy advisor to presidential candidate Ted Cruz, is advocating for the bombing of Iran.....Bolton, a strong proponent of Bush’s 2003 invasion of Iraq, has a long and sordid history of advocating for military campaigns that fail to live up to his expectations. In 2002, while serving in the Bush administration as United States Under-Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Bolton assured Americans that, “We are confident that Saddam Hussein has hidden weapons of mass destruction and production facilities in Iraq.” “I expect that the American role actually will be fairly minimal. I think we’ll have an important security role,” he claimed...."

    And what earthly problem could you of all people possibly have with Graham?

    Lindsey Graham: My Pro-Israel Funding May Produce 'All-Jewish Cabinet'

    or:

    Lindsey Graham: ‘Don’t vote for me’ if you want to avoid going to war
     
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    The 'real race' amongst the GOP candidates:

    As presidential field broadens, GOP candidates race to show their love for Israel

    "Carly Fiorina promises to make Israel her first phone call as president. Mike Huckabee is “just nuts” about Israel. Jeb Bush calls settlements “apartments.” Ben Carson wants to transfer the Palestinians to Egypt. Marco Rubio has taken to dining with top-donor Sheldon Adelson. Ted Cruz is making the rounds with Fire Island’s pro-Israel community. And, Lindsey Graham who has not announced his bid, said if he is president he will have the first “all-Jewish” cabinet. As it shapes up, the Republican field is looking to be one of the most fiercely pro-Israel in memory. Yet some of the runners have little to no foreign policy experience. Many say their views are underpinned by their Christian faith, and have not offered any proposal for U.S. engagement in the Middle East—other than affection for Israel...."
     
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    Yes, kyredneck, the acid test for Presidential candidates is their position on Israel, and not taxes, not immigration, abortion, gun control, etc. Sheesh.
     
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    Actually, we cant help Israel if we cannot help ourselves.
     
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    You didn't mention the national debt, another of the somber warnings from Eisenhower. The 'acid test' is their proclivity for intervention and take us into more disastrous war. It doesn't take a genius to see that there is someday coming a reckoning for our abandoning sound judgment, it's eventually going to come home and roost. This incredible debt load we've left our children with is going to bring it home in a very real way.

    Eight million dollars a day to Israel we give them, and it's money we don't even have, we borrow it. We need to wean Israel from our teat.
     
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    16 declared GOP candidates. Zero meaningful solutions to America's $18 trillion debt.

    "....despite their numbers, none of them is addressing in a meaningful way the greatest threat to our republic: our gigantic and rapidly growing national debt. America’s cumulative borrowing is rapidly approaching $20 trillion, while the federal government's unfunded liabilities (future expenditures minus future tax revenue) now exceed a whopping $127 trillion — better than $1.1 million per taxpayer.

    That’s not merely unsustainable; it’s suicidal
    ...."
     
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    Really? Three straight posts.

    Your anti Jewish obsession is on display again.

    Pitiful.
     
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    It's all 'Israel First' with you, isn't it. Smears & slander & Israel First.

    "Many say their views are underpinned by their Christian faith..."

    What a joke. How many of these you think actually are devout Christians that have true love for Israel? What they have love for is the 65 million Christian Zionist votes in the U.S.. It's imperative for them to convey that image of Israel First. They're after Jewish funding/backing and the evangelical vote. Those like Graham are bought and paid for by AIPAC already, and he openly admits it!
     
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    Neil Boortz (of whom I am not a fan) did an interview with CNN a couple of days ago where he pointed out that Sanders and Trump aren't viable candidates and will soon be abandoned by most of their supporters. They are, however, a symbol of how disgusted the electorate is with their current crop of "leaders" and future leadership options.

    I actually think he's right. Trump's supporters are rabble rousers and are primarily a group of GOP adherents disgusted with the weak field and constant personal sewage coming out of Washington DC.

    He won't last very long, but he is (as I've mentioned around here before) the personification of everything that is wrong with our country.
     
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    Can you support your contention? Most are of the great silent majority. It's hard to be a rabble rouser in that group.
    Well, if Trump's supporters are against what you have outlined --what's your problem? You would also be against the same --correct?
    Do you respect any of the Republican candidates? And beyond respect, for I am sure you admire Dr. Carson --who among them represents what's right with our country?
     
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    Good commentary! :thumbsup:
     
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    If he gets the nomination he will be the next president and I will be happy to support him!
     
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    Actually we have the strongest field of candidates, excluding Trump, in my lifetime and I have been following presidential elections since 1936 when Socialist FDR was elected for a second term to continue the depression until he got us involved in WWII!
     
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