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Forget about Trump's shortcomings for a minute

by Steven Haninger / September 1, 2016 1:17 PM PDT

and try to create a list of Hillary's strong suits. Just what makes her so special to her party that she practically ran unopposed? It seems odd to me that, while the Republican Party was doing all it could to keep Trump from winning, the Democrat Party was doing all it could to make sure Hillary had no viable opponents. As for my own list of her positive attributes, I'm coming up empty.

Could it be that her party cares less about her ability to perform the job than it does about gaining another feather in its own cap?

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It's the.....
by James Denison / September 1, 2016 2:20 PM PDT

"First Female President" that is driving them. That means more to them than actual substance.

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And she's a guarantee to carry on
by TONI H / September 1, 2016 3:06 PM PDT
In reply to: It's the.....

the Alinsky (sp) mantra that Bill Ayers, his wife, BO, Weathermen, Soros, et al have put into place.

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RE:Forget about Trump's shortcomings
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 4:26 AM PDT

Even after receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer (from Toni H) I can't forget his shortcomings.

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(NT) That's what happens....your brain gets stuck.
by TONI H / September 2, 2016 4:58 AM PDT
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RE That's what happens....WHEN
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 5:07 AM PDT

people practice medicine WITHOUT a license.

A lot of misdiagnoses.

I hope you're not prescribing any medication for your "patients"

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That's not the subject
by Steven Haninger / September 2, 2016 5:10 AM PDT

I asked for a list of HC's positive attributes. Of course this would be regarding her seeking of the presidency. Can you list anything? I'd have to think that the lack of ability to forget Trump means you also can't put together that list.

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RE:I asked for a list of HC's positive attributes.
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 5:13 AM PDT
In reply to: That's not the subject

She doesn't "make faces" when she is listening to someone speak.

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I'll make a note of that as a qualification
by Steven Haninger / September 2, 2016 7:35 AM PDT

to be a president.

Naturalized US citizen 35 or older.
Doesn't make faces while another person is speaking.

(Bobble heading is perfectly fine.)

What else should anyone need to know. She's the one.

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RE:(Bobble heading is perfectly fine.)
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 7:51 AM PDT
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RE:What else should anyone need to know. She's the one.
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 7:59 AM PDT

What else should anyone need to know. HE's the one.

He's a Great businessman?...Everything he was involved with up to this point in HIS life has been a "success"?

Bankruptcies?...NOT him...always "the other guy"? Good at taking responsibility?

Marriages? He must be good at it...He's been married 3 times.

As I said...you are stuck between a rock and a hard place.

VOTE FOR ME...I'll set you free!

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The only 'positive attribute' I can find
by TONI H / September 2, 2016 4:58 AM PDT

so far is her uncanny ability to lie about lying and do it with such ease. As a student of uber liberal teachings her whole life, he's learned those lessons well.

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I'm sorry to say this but I'm skeptical of people whose
by Steven Haninger / September 2, 2016 5:17 AM PDT

background is law. For too many such people, it seems that the reason to study law is to know ways to get around it. As kids, most of us (of mature age) probably were taught by our parents to always tell the truth. Lawyers won't always have you do that. Rather, they'll have you say nothing and make the other side prove what you're accused of doing.

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RE the reason to study law is to know ways to get around it.
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 5:23 AM PDT
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I'm not stuck at all. It's the american voter that's stuck
by Steven Haninger / September 2, 2016 8:01 AM PDT

I complained long ago here that our government was overloaded with lawyers and that's part of the reason so little gets done. While their percentage in congress has been decreasing over the past 50 years, no other civilian career even comes close to their representation. How often do we hear about the need for legal reform in the criminal justice system? How about tort reform? With so many lawyers who leave government and return to private practice, do you think they'll do anything that might jeopardize their career choice to become a lawyer? HC and BC are both lawyers, aren't they? Didn't you say something about Trump knowing how to "work the system"? Why is there even a "system"...because of the likes of Hillary Bill Clinton maybe?

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RE:Why is there even a "system"...
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 8:08 AM PDT
Why is there even a "system"...because of the likes of Hillary Bill Clinton maybe?

And you believe that "businesses" don't have/are part of the "system"?

How young/naive are you?

TheRUMP is "soft", then he's "hard"...depending on which way the wind is blowing or who he's thinking about.
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Bill lost his license to practice law when
by TONI H / September 2, 2016 9:50 AM PDT

he was impeached........for, what else? LYING UNDER OATH. It runs in the family like osmosis, I guess. She isn't much better at it than he was/is, but it's all she's got so she milks it for all it's worth.

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I'd rather be behind the rock of Trump than
by TONI H / September 2, 2016 9:53 AM PDT

in front of the hard place known as hilLIARy.....she has a habit of using those in 'front' of her as human shields once the bullets start flying.

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RE: "behind" the rock of Trump
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 10:46 AM PDT

When HE goes 'bankrupt"...everyone loses but him.....

TheRUMP suffers no consequences for HIS actions.

TheRUMP doesn't take one for the team.....

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You can take your last two sentences
by TONI H / September 2, 2016 3:21 PM PDT

and put HER name at the front of them, JP........and it would be true.

Trump personally has never filed bankruptcy......and he DID suffer consequences by selling off many of 'his' assets.

Do you think she and her hubby will take responsibility for any of this (along with their buddy Warren Buffet):
https://www.thenation.com/article/shelters-clinton-built/

There is another report in the book Clinton Cash where a school was built with funds from other charities in Haiti, the Clintons showed up and shook hands with everybody for a photo op, and left....taking credit for building the school. (Can't find the article right now but it's also in the documentary/movie out right now called "Hillary's America")

This is a woman with NO redeeming qualities, let alone decent qualifications to be president of this country.

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RE:Trump personally has never filed bankruptcy.
by JP Bill / September 2, 2016 7:26 PM PDT
It is accurate that Trump filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy four times

Do you think a company/corporation can 'file for bankruptcy" without the OWNER/TheRUMP initiating the action?

Companies/corporations HE has owned have "filed for bankruptcy" on it's own initiative?

NO WAY!!!!

I thought you were in Bookkeeping/accounting in a previous life.
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FWIW
by Steven Haninger / September 3, 2016 2:19 AM PDT

There are liquidation bankruptcies and rehab/re-organizational bankruptcies. Liquidation types sell off all assets to pay debt. In the case of a business liquidation, all jobs are also lost. Chapter 11 is arguably a more respectable form where the debtor attempts a rescue rather than throwing everything overboard. Estimates about 5 year business survival rates vary but the range of 50-80+ percent failure rate is probably reasonable. Virtually no one who takes multiple business risks will have all of them succeed. You might recall a previous presidential candidate who understood the Chapter 11 process and actually earned a fairly good living from it. He did better if the business could be rescued, jobs saved, etc., than if his efforts failed and the business needed to be scrapped. Some can't be saved and it seems those tend to be the ones used for finger-pointing. Just how fair is that?

Personally, I need to think it's more honorable to make an effort to save a failing endeavor than to discard it as well as all of the people who depend on it for their living.

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