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What do you think the world will be like if Donald Trump becomes U.S. president?

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Pretty damned scary!!!!

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Play the historical footage reel from late 1930s Germany to find out!

2 ( +6 / -4 )

Planet Earth, you're fired!

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What do you think the world will be like

Wrong question. What do you think the US would be like . . . is more like it.

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Muslim terrorists, you're fired! (or deported)

Close. More like "Non-white people, you're deported!"

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

It would be embarrassing for the US but it is said Americans don't have any sense of embarrassment, so maybe not.

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

WWIII.

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Good question, but I will say, ISIS would be severely neutered and to his credit, he does know how to build stuff and get things done. If you lived in NY and in Vegas or Atlantic city, there is enough evidence of that.

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Imagine if he took the Kim Jung-Un route and ordered all male citizens to have the same haircut as him (Trump, that is).

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Apocalypse Now.

But in all seriousness, there are enough American people who possess enough nouse for such a situation to never prevail.

I know - never say never, but there are so many in just the commercial world alone, thinking of their global business plights in such a scenario, that it won't happen.

If I'm wrong see above.

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We don't have to consider the possibility. This clown will never be president. Other than of his own company, and CEOs who think they are the Messiah are ten a penny.

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@Pukey2... stop it...you're scaring me.

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I will probably still be living in Japan and not caring about politics as usual.

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We would look back at GWB reign as the good old days.

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Horrid. Just look at the mess George W. Bush made. This guy would be worse, if that is imaginable.

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If you lived in NY and in Vegas or Atlantic city, there is enough evidence of that.

There is evidence in those places of his bankruptcies.

Trump's shown he's got a shoot first approach, and with the arsenal the US has, that's a scary combination. He's shown he has zero tact, which some applaud, but I think is essential for any leader. For better or worse, his presidency would be a final nail in the coffin of the US empire.

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Much much better.

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wipeout - This clown will never be president.

If it comes down to him vs. Hillary, it's not like this huge lump of voters are going to switch over to her.

It could be a tossup like Gore v. Bush.

You people got your emigration applications ready? I hear Germany's taking all comers.

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if Hillary were to win, expect another flood of 'that's it, I'm moving to Canada' freak-outs by the republicans. The ones who don't read the news enough to realize that Canada espouses all the values they hate - and they can't even bring their guns to boot.

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Just NOOOO, we think from Scotland. He has destroyed much of our beautiful landscape to create a new golf course in Scotland. We have The Royal and Ancient Saint Andrews Old Link, which is an historical course. Many World championships have been won or lost here. We really do not need his new course which has destroyed many local rural houses. I do hope he will be banned from the UK. Please do not let him in to ruin Japan.

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If it comes down to him vs. Hillary, it's not like this huge lump of voters are going to switch over to her.

No worries.

The "huge lump of voters" that would actually put an x next to Trump's name in an actual election is not going to be huge enough to elect a President.

Trump is a shitty choice by any and every standard, and if he even makes it as far as the election, the results will reflect that. In the meantime, he can make merry. That's what jesters are for.

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and to his credit, he does know how to build stuff and get things done

His merchandises are made in China, and his buildings are built by undocumented immigrants...

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and his buildings are built by undocumented immigrants...

Strange, when I saw his buildings being built in NYC, I saw NO "undocumented immigrants" (oxymoron) the correct word is illegal immigrant.

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Same thing.

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There'd certainly be a catastrophic war or an 'intervention' or two. Wage gaps would continue to widen with all new income being gobbled up at the top. The middle classes will be a memory. Every insane or sane person would still be able to get their hands on firearms etc.etc.

Megan Kelly would probably leave Fox 'by mutual agreement' and there'd probably be more intolerance but apart from that, it would probably be pretty much business as usual.

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

As soon as he decided that ending the federal reserve would be the greatest thing for Americans, his limo and driver would be ordered and his trip to Dallas would be scheduled.

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I'm not a big fan of Trump, but he's by far the best among the Rep/Dem choices. I'd be rooting for Rand Paul if he was like his dad, but he sold out... Hillary would be truly scary.

I'd love to see John McAfee as president, but we don't hear much about him.

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Time slip.

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Where I come from "trump" is slang for breaking wind, so I guess there would be a bad smell, noxious gas and possibly explosions. The man is such an idiot even th other idiots are distancing themselves from him.

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Well, he would learn that being POTUS is somewhat like being the King on a chessboard. Both powerful & impotent at the same time. After all, the other two branches of government can be quite jealous of their pieces of the pie.

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One forgets that the President of the United States is the most powerful single individual in the world, whether the world likes it or not. The past congresses and past Presidents have allowed that power to increase to a point where we do have an uncontrollable President in Mr. Obama that in fact by action as well as inaction have almost by "design" let the world fall into chaos. That was because the so called "majority" of the population of the USA and in many parts of the world have "allowed" that to happen by their action and inaction looking for "change". The key to it all being the "uncertainty", the "doubt", "the lack of direction", the "lack of a semblance of control" which feeds fear and more uncertainty to a point of divisiveness which allow power play to become rampant.

Mr. Trump, regardless of his "rhetoric", is a master of communication and salesmanship as well as marketing, much superior to Mr. Obama, who is also a master communicator. Mr. Obama got his Presidency and massive world "change" with his communicative ability, using the media and people of convenience and their massive support. Mr. Trump has NO media or financial backing as did Obama, but has so far gotten basically FREE advertising by his "rhetoric" and affecting the people almost as much as the President himself..

In all elections it is not so much what is said during elections, but how that gets the needed attention and most important, the votes of not necessarily the public, but those that influence the public, the electoral voters, the media and the other financial and political power players such as the labor unions. (Ever noticed how "notoriety" by Hollywood starts often starts with very negative media publicity? Mr. Obama also plays that by visiting Hollywood and playing golf during crisis.) To do that Mr. Trump needs not specifics but outright general but open and honest thoughts and opinions that hit the heart of their emotions and prejudices, just as Mr. Obama used the "change" theme without saying what kind of change. That is exactly what Obama does with his racial, religious, sexual innuendos and seemingly honorable but also biased opinions toward them. That is how he keeps his opponents divided and unable to take immediate and effective action.

Hillary tries that by playing the female rights, sexual equality, racial equality, etc. idealism which plays on the emotions of the general public and the liberal media. But then she is a very poor communicator. So she needs the media and the Democratic party to communicate on her behalf.

Given that, Mr. Trump's true and real thoughts will only be evident during the final Presidential elections when he gets the candidacy. Till then, it is premature to judge his possible `Presidency and how he may perform and what he may do to affect the world.

That said, he does reveal the "core" philosophy that he holds, which is what his slogan says... "To Make America Strong Again" and by his rhetoric and action, he is saying that he will be a "practical" or "pragmatic" and "realistic", "no nonsense" President with a "willingness" to take whatever "ACTION" necessary to "protect" and "preserve" the USA as a nation.

That definitely send a "message" to the world, far in advance of his Presidency.

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AiserXDEC. 12, 2015 - 03:43PM JST "undocumented immigrants" (oxymoron)

Yeah... are you sure you understand what an "oxymoron" is? It means a paradoxical contradiction in terms, like "deafening silence" or "frenemy". "Undocumented immigrants" is not a contradiction in terms, it's a perfectly understandable status. You're free to have whatever opinion about how undocumented immigrants should be treated as you want, but to pretend the term is an oxymoron smacks more than a little of an attempt at propaganda.

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He is just the entertainment. When the time comes the American voters, dumb as they are, will still not actually vote for him. So his ranting and raving is to be enjoyed.

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After "King" Obama would one expect less than "Emperor" Trump? Politics ,especially in the U.S.,is one dirty buisness and sadly the public gets hosed every time!

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Pretty sure the world would become a radioactive wasteland within about a week of his election. Everyone would ostracize America, tensions would skyrocket, and then someone (most likely Trump) would ignite WWIII and the nukes would fly. If he gets elected, I'm moving to Neptune.

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Intensely amusing, a the very least. Possibly the end of the world as we know it, as well.

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Fox Sora Winters: Pretty sure the world would become a radioactive wasteland within about a week of his election. Everyone would ostracize America, tensions would skyrocket, and then someone (most likely Trump) would ignite WWIII and the nukes would fly.

And yet how long has Putin been in office, still no wasteland?

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He would need to hire a team of advisers to actually run the country, once he finds out that administration is a lot more complex than he imagined. Then the US would be defacto run by committee, a fairly right-wing one at that.

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No doubt that Trump would mess up America and whole World and start war against China, Russia someday if he became President. Americans (except racists, wackos, born idiots) know that he will not be.

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Gone.

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He`s against the unproductive and corrupt establishment. Fortunately, his supporters are as legitimate as any other citizen and have a voice. How in heck do any of you know what will happen with a Trump presidency? Trump is a builder, which is exactly what the US needs.

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