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Old 02-01-2017, 09:54 PM   #11
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Yea, I have also been physically ill. Also, it really truly does revolve around his ego. Way around it.

Now onto more important things ...

"With two senators (Susan Collins from Maine and Lisa Murkowski from Alaska) just announcing they would not support Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education the Senate is ONE VOTE away from denying her confirmation.
If you live or know someone who lives in any of the following states, call your senator!! Mention your opposition to the appointment. Only ONE more of these senators need to be convinced in order to block DeVos' nomination.
Don't email. Don't tweet. Please call them! Calling works! Both senators who announced they would vote against her mentioned the flood of calls as a reason for switching their vote.
Then, PLEASE SHARE WIDELY! If you live in one of the states represented below, PLEASE call YOUR Senator. If you don't, pick one (or ALL) and call them.
Lamar Alexander (TN) 615.736.5129..&..202.224.4944
Johnny Isakson (GA) 770.661.0999..&..202.224.3643
Orrin Hatch (UT) 801.524.4380..&..202.224.5251
Richard Burr (NC) 336.631.5125..&..202.224.3154..&.. 910.251.1058..&..828.350.2437
Michael Enzi (WY) 202.224.3424
Dr. Bill Cassidy (LA) 202.224.5824
Pat Roberts (KS) 202.224.4774
Tim Scott (SC) 202.224.6121
Rand Paul (KY) 202.224.4343"

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Old 02-01-2017, 10:55 PM   #12
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We are currently living in a real LIVE episode of The Apprentice and his boardroom advisers are batshit crazy. That's what worries me. He views this as his next "reality" show.
Exactly! And if everything goes to hell, we just declare bankruptcy, grab another planet and start over.
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Old 02-02-2017, 10:55 AM   #13
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I had hoped that Trump wouldn't be as awful as he turned out to be. I didn't like him during the election, but it all seemed so crazy that I assumed most of his crap was talk. I'm def scared for you Americans.

That said...American liberals have been pretty equally ugly. I find myself equally offended at a large portion of them who are the most insanely judgemental and fail to see that their attitude is just as bad.
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Old 02-02-2017, 01:00 PM   #14
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I think it goes both ways. However, my brother and his friends were threatening my life earlier this week and saying because I am gay my blood is "Contaminated."

Haven't crossed that bridge.
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Sorry, but there's no way that liberals have been equally as ugly. There's been peaceful protests of liberals all over the world, and all they want is not to have a fascist leading the world's biggest superpower.
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You can't base ugliness on social media alone. Of course there will always be a few... there always are on all sides. But after dealing with the last 8, I fail to see "just as ugly." I have seen a little, but definitely not what I had seen previously.
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And if anyone lives in those states, make those calls. I see a couple on that list that I know can be persuaded if enough call in.
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Luckily, my two state Senators are fighting against Trump with everything they've got.

Portman is a spineless human being.
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Like I said, I'm a liberal (Canadian Liberal) voter and I think the left side has done a great job at many things....the peaceful protests, fighting for the right causes, etc....but there is also a closed minded presence that is def being felt.

I understand it works both ways...But the "Love Trumps Hate" slogan is clearly just words from the left.

Perhaps "just as bad" is an over statement, but it's a different kind of ugly that seemingly goes blind to most.
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I think the UC Berkeley stuff was out of hand. No need for violence. i will say that.

And yes. Folks. Call. You don't have to be in those states above to encourage them to vote against DeVos. Granted, it helps to be from the state, but just give your opinion! LITERALLY 1 vote away. She is THE WORST thing for schools in this country.

Also - I wanted to try and give him a chance. After all, he was going to be my president. He just has not IN ONE OF HIS FEW DAYS IN OFFICE SO FAR shown me that I can trust him. That I can feel safe. He is so narcissistic that it worries me - not just from an annoyance standpoint but to the point to where our security is in danger. I mean Australia!?! One of our biggest allies? This is silly.

And then focus on Apprentice ratings in a speech? Who is this guy?
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