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NorthReport

Great job Alex!  Wink

Trump trashes 'Saturday Night Live'

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/trump-saturday-night-live-229852

NorthReport

Yikes! Frown

Inside Donald Trump’s echo chamber of conspiracies, grievances and vitriol

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/inside-donald-trumps-echo-chambe...

NorthReport

Steve Bannon's vision for the Trump coalition after Election Day

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/steve-bannons-vision-for-the-tru...

NorthReport
NorthReport

Trump's worst week of the presidential campaign. Again!

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/trump-clinton-election-countdown-2...

NorthReport

Dated: Oct 3 '16

The Tax-Returns Story May Eat Up Precious Time For Trump

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-tax-returns-story-may-eat-up-pre...

iyraste1313

from Duran...

Is Trump an anti war candidate?

"Where in 1972 McGovern was the ideologically anti-war candidate of the left, Taft opposed war and military expansion from a deeply conservative perspective. In this he is very much like Trump.

A true definition of conservatism means supporting stability and tradition at home, non-intervention abroad, and a robust defence in the event of a threat of military aggression from a foreign power.

In this sense Trump and Taft are part of a US conservative tradition that has been relentlessly attacked over 60 years of interventionism and hawkishness......"

 

NorthReport

Link please.......

 

2372

bekayne

NorthReport wrote:

Link please.......

 

2372

http://theduran.com/donald-trump-conservative-anti-war-pedigree/

 

bekayne

A real dove

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK79N5zOmZQ

And take the oil. And increase military spending.

NorthReport

Is the Chump the worst candidate for political office you have seen in your lifetime? 

How in the world did the GOP allow this clown to take them over? Jeez!

Trump draws boos at Catholic dinner

The presidential nominees trade barbs at a Manhattan charity event, but some say Trump crossed line.

 

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/donald-trump-alfred-smith-dinner-c...

NorthReport

You keep telling those lies Chump!

Trump's Troubles Inflict Pain Down Ballot

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2016/10/21/trumps_troubles_inf...

Michael Moriarity Michael Moriarity's picture

Richard Branson has posted an account of a lunch meeeting he had with Trump back when The Donald was reeling from several of his companies going bankrupt. It's rather frightening, but not surprising.

Richard Branson wrote:
Some years ago, Mr Trump invited me to lunch for a one-to-one meeting at his apartment in Manhattan. We had not met before and I accepted. Even before the starters arrived he began telling me about how he had asked a number of people for help after his latest bankruptcy and how five of them were unwilling to help. He told me he was going to spend the rest of his life destroying these five people.

He didn’t speak about anything else and I found it very bizarre. I told him I didn’t think it was the best way of spending his life. I said it was going to eat him up, and do more damage to him than them. There must be more constructive ways to spend the rest of your life. (Hopefully my advice didn’t lead to him running for President!)

I find it fascinating to see what an accomplished and cultured oligarch like Branson thinks of Trump and HRC.

Richard Branson wrote:
Later, I remember contrasting the lunch with a one-to-one lunch I shared with Hillary Clinton. Here we talked about education reform, the war on drugs, women’s rights, conflicts around the globe and the death penalty. She was a good listener as well as an eloquent speaker. As she understands well, the President of the United States needs to understand and be engaged with wider world issues, rather than be consumed by petty personal quarrels.

alan smithee alan smithee's picture

Is Cheeto face the worst candidate ever? Probably. But I lived through the Reagan years and back then in my overly enthusiastic youth,wrote songs about him and considered Hinckley (almost) a hero.

I have to say,that this Orange asshole makes Ronnie look like a moderate. He also makes Dubya seem somewhat smart.

But Bill Clinton was a bigger asshole than both Raygun and Dubya.

So in my lifetime has there been a worse candidate? Very debateable. I'd have to think about it.

bekayne

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Trump as president says he will cancel billions in payments to UN climate change programs and use the $ to "fix our own environment."

So he's going to build a wall in the sky?

bekayne

Blackwater founder endorses Dove of Peace Donald Trump:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/10/22/blackwater-founder-erik...

NorthReport

Boo! friggin Hoo! What's your point?

After all he wasn't labelled Trump the Chump for no reason, eh!

Study: 91 percent of coverage on evening newscasts was negative to Donald Trump

http://www.politico.com/blogs/on-media/2016/10/study-91-percent-of-trump...

 

Doug Woodard

Donald Trump is no outsider: he mirrors our political culture (Monbiot):

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/26/donald-trump-outsi...

 

Cody87

Michael Moore made a speech recently which, after being edited, perfectly encapsulates "the Trump phenomenon." This edited speech is being widely circulated by the right.

Michael Moore is, of course, very anti-Trump and I'm trying, but so far failing, to find the original speech for original context. The edited one is approx 4m25s long. Does anyone know where I can find the original?

NorthReport
Cody87

NorthReport wrote:
Cody don't read this or you might begin to cry!
">http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/27/hillary-clinton-enjoys-stagge...

Let me go on the record as preferring a Clinton victory. I think it will be close, if I had to put money down it would be on Trump (assuming 1:2 odds for either candidate). I'm nearly certain Trump will win if election fraud is either minimal or obvious like in the Democratic primary (~12%) and successfully challenged. I believe the sweet spot they can get away with is about 4%-6% and that's about what I would expect Trump to win by sans fraud, so I expect it to be quite close in reality.

But, I will state now unequivocally that I prefer a Clinton victory. This doesn't come easily, however, I don't believe Trump can fix the corruption in Washington that Clinton represents. I do believe that Clinton will continue to be Clinton (tonedeaf, arrogant, and corrupt) and will continue to push a neoconservative globalist agenda motivated entirely by political optics instead of what is good for the 99%.

Ignorant fools like yourself will continue to be distracted by her petty identity politics and continue to cheerlead for her as she drives America to ruin through sheer hubris and incompetence. She will drive the Titanic that is the American uniparty establishment straight into the iceberg that Trump would try to avoid - prolonging the inevitable.

Once the Titanic sinks, maybe Americans will be ready to try a truly different tack. This will happen faster if Clinton wins than if Trump wins. Trump might be able to delay it - if only by being a distraction of public outrage - by ten or fifteen years. When the collapse comes, I want the blame to be exactly where it belongs - at the feet of the establishment.

I'm still young and healthy. If there is to be a revolution - which I believe is inevitable and just a matter of time - better to be sooner rather than later.

NorthReport

Was wondering why those big gold letters that spell "TRUMP" have been covered up on Georgia Street as if that is going to take away the stench.

Doesn't look good Cody!  Frown

 

Donald Trump’s name becoming a problem for some properties that bear it

https://www.yahoo.com/news/donald-trumps-name-becoming-a-problem-for-som...

Cody87

NorthReport wrote:

Was wondering why those big gold letters that spell "TRUMP" have been covered up on Georgia Street as if that is going to take away the stench.

Doesn't look good Cody!  Frown

 

Donald Trump’s name becoming a problem for some properties that bear it

https://www.yahoo.com/news/donald-trumps-name-becoming-a-problem-for-som...

They covered up the name TRUMP on a building? That's nothing. Didn't you hear that his walk of fame star got destroyed?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/trumps-star-destroyed-1.3822089

Laughing

JKR

Cody87 wrote:

Michael Moore made a speech recently which, after being edited, perfectly encapsulates "the Trump phenomenon." This edited speech is being widely circulated by the right.

Michael Moore is, of course, very anti-Trump and I'm trying, but so far failing, to find the original speech for original context. The edited one is approx 4m25s long. Does anyone know where I can find the original?

This might help:

http://www.snopes.com/michael-moore-endorsed-donald-trump/

JKR

Michael Moore is fully supporting Hillary Clinton.

 

https://nowtoronto.com/news/michael-moore-and-the-case-for-a-hillary-cli...

Cody87

Thank you. As I said, Moore is very anti-Trump and I knew he was anti-Trump, which is why I wanted the correct context.

So again, thank you. Smile

NorthReport

Cody

If your skills at forecasting America's political future are anything like your skills at forecasting the US Presidential elections results, perhaps you might want to hedge your bets. Just sayin' 

 

Cody87 wrote:

NorthReport wrote:
Cody don't read this or you might begin to cry!
">http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/27/hillary-clinton-enjoys-stagge...

Let me go on the record as preferring a Clinton victory. I think it will be close, if I had to put money down it would be on Trump (assuming 1:2 odds for either candidate). I'm nearly certain Trump will win if election fraud is either minimal or obvious like in the Democratic primary (~12%) and successfully challenged. I believe the sweet spot they can get away with is about 4%-6% and that's about what I would expect Trump to win by sans fraud, so I expect it to be quite close in reality.

But, I will state now unequivocally that I prefer a Clinton victory. This doesn't come easily, however, I don't believe Trump can fix the corruption in Washington that Clinton represents. I do believe that Clinton will continue to be Clinton (tonedeaf, arrogant, and corrupt) and will continue to push a neoconservative globalist agenda motivated entirely by political optics instead of what is good for the 99%.

Ignorant fools like yourself will continue to be distracted by her petty identity politics and continue to cheerlead for her as she drives America to ruin through sheer hubris and incompetence. She will drive the Titanic that is the American uniparty establishment straight into the iceberg that Trump would try to avoid - prolonging the inevitable.

Once the Titanic sinks, maybe Americans will be ready to try a truly different tack. This will happen faster if Clinton wins than if Trump wins. Trump might be able to delay it - if only by being a distraction of public outrage - by ten or fifteen years. When the collapse comes, I want the blame to be exactly where it belongs - at the feet of the establishment.

I'm still young and healthy. If there is to be a revolution - which I believe is inevitable and just a matter of time - better to be sooner rather than later.

NorthReport

Good riddance to the Chump's family name which has now been discredited for all to see!

Write Gregor Robertson and others telling him/them you want the Chump's monstrosity on Georgia Street gone,  as it is a colossal embarassment to Vancouver

#GrabYourWallet boycott targets Trump family on the retail front'I can vote with my wallet:' Participants shun Trump products and retailers who carry them

http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/trump-retail-boycott-1.3822621

 

 

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JKR

Cody87 wrote:

Thank you. As I said, Moore is very anti-Trump and I knew he was anti-Trump, which is why I wanted the correct context.

So again, thank you. Smile

You're welcome.  Smile

NorthReport
NorthReport

This is so bad in so many ways! Yell

Donald Trump denies using undocumented workers to build new D.C. hotel

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-denies-using-undocumented-worke...

 

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Aristotleded24

It's very simple. Trump represents all the dark forces that exist in American politics and the American psyche. The reason people are uncomfortable with him is that the US has never actually confronted these dark forces head on, instead they've covered them up or tried to pretend their way around them. People will say, "I treat women with respect, I don't judge racial minorities, I have gay friends, ergo I am a good person, problem solved." Problem is not solved because it does not go to the structural issues facing society. For example, when it comes to racism (and I really wish I could remember where I heard this) I was listening to a discussion during Martin Luther King day, and the point was made that in the 1960s, if you wanted blacks out of a neighbourhood you simply said so, but now you just raise the rents in the area and that effectively accomplishes the same thing. So here you have this crazy person who says what so many people think, and people don't know how to "make it go away," because it won't "go away." It has to be fought, and fighting it is not easy.

Doug Woodard

J. D. Vance on Trump's appeal to American poor whites. A few months old but I don't think much has changed:

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher//trump-us-politics-poor-wh...

and

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/interrogation/2016/08/hi...

 

bekayne
bekayne
Aristotleded24

Another reason why Clinton cannot gain any traction against Trump is that the only thing she can do is state what people already know, which is that Trump is a reprehensible human being. Trump himself doesn't even deny that.

Timebandit Timebandit's picture

A sequel to the documentary "You've Been Trumped" (about the struggle of local residents around the building of the Trump golf course in Aberdeenshire) has just been released. "You've Been Trumped Too" is available for free on Facebook live - I highly recommend it. I saw the first film at Hot Docs when it came out. Anthony Baxter is a fine filmmaker and I think most of you will enjoy the current film. http://www.indiewire.com/2016/11/watch-youve-been-trumped-too-for-free-f...

NorthReport
NorthReport

Has the Chump ever been involved in a business dealing that didn't have sleaze written all over it?

https://news.google.ca/news/amp?caurl=https%3A%2F%2Fsec.theglobeandmail....

NorthReport

Trump Has “Almost Certainly” Lost Nevada, as Latino Turnout Surges in Key States

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/11/05/trump_has_almost_certa...

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