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Trump's march stirs growing sense of dread among U.S. Republicans

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Not just Republicans, not just Republicans.

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Knock! Knock!

Good morning corporate/establishment support group...it's time to wake up! There's some Trump supporters to attack.

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Who's attacking Trump supporters?

David Duke, a white nationalist and former Klu Klux Klan grand wizard, told his audience Wednesday that voting for anyone besides Donald Trump “is really treason to your heritage.”

Looks like only the best racists are gathering under the banner of Greatness Trump envisions.

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There's some Trump supporters to attack.

By Trump supporters, are you referring to the many WASP's who see Trump as the last ditch great white hope for their fading power?

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David Duke, a white nationalist and former Klu Klux Klan grand wizard, told his audience Wednesday that voting for anyone besides Donald Trump “is really treason to your heritage.”

Really, kinda weak. What's more of serious problem for the US, some crazy KKK people, or electing someone like Hillary who will keep the elite agenda going, and that includes more debt, wars, arms sales, corporate control of everything. You're so smart.

A song for Hillary.

Everyday, politics is an easy game to play, especially when the bankers pay your way, only fools care about yesterday

Why can’t Trump just go away, I don’t know, he’s gonna stay, Trump says everything wrong, oh how I long for the bankers pay day ay ay ay.

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I think after March 1st primaries, there will be a flood of endorsements for Trump.

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Trump is well-known for his boundless ability to BS, but what I just read is priceless. Trump is being audited by the IRS (and claims that as an excuse for not releasing his past returns). Anyway, some interviewer asks him why he's being audited, and he answers:

Well, maybe it's because of the fact that I'm a strong Christian, and I feel strongly about it and maybe there's a bias.

Ha ha - a twofer: Trump is a strong Christian, and America is biased against them! Made my morning. Good luck with this guy, GOP.

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So, an ineffective, unpopular governor, failed presidential candidate in the weakest field in memory, and a self-serving "next-job-seeker" decides to back the guy in the lead, and it's supposed to mean something? Have another donut....

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A mountain of endorsements! Actually there was the mountain shaped Chris Christie, nyuk nyuk. Anyway, why does self funded non politician outsider maverick Trump need anyone's endorsement? What happens if the endorsement contains a few multisyllabic words, will Trump get upset again?

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Trump is Trump. He is no racist as drones like to constantly repeat, he is not making never, never land promises, and he is not in the back pockets of the lobbyists like a certain dem running right now.

What is appealing is his promise to seal the southern border. And he claims he will create jobs. The majority in USA want both. Border security is far from racist. Look at European border security since the floodgates opened.

He may not be the most experienced in politics as we know it though he is experienced in negotiating and leveraging his intentions.

I'll agree with Lizz. They are hidden in the shadows right now.

If he is the nominee, his first most important decision is his vp selection who would be a trusted advisor in the WH.

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Fun NYT electoral vote widget via HuffPost with some interesting scenarios: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-remaining-gop-candidate-could-win-the-nomination_us_56d0b700e4b0871f60eb63ae

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“It fills all of us ( us being the Republican establishment ) with concern and dread,” said Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, who has endorsed fellow Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, considered the main hope of the Republican establishment"

But Trump remains the hope of the majority of Republican voters fed up with the establishment.

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What I as a non-american find interesting is that the current nominees are the best the USA has to offer or are those the only People that want the Job.

Personally I don't care who the Americans elect(whatever party) as long as the Person is qualified as a good Leader.

Right now it looks as inspiring as Japanese national elections with the same Calibre of Candidates/Parties.

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the possibility of trump winning shouldn't scare just republicans but any individual who appreciates the concept of responsible government....

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Trump is Trump. He is no racist - comments

That why David Duke, a white nationalist and former Klu Klux Klan grand wizard, LOVES! the Trump! Because Trump's no racist. Sure. Keep it under your hat, Trump's been getting great play having blacks beat-up at his loyalty rallies, but he's not a racist.

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By Trump supporters, are you referring to the many WASP's who see Trump as the last ditch great white hope for their fading power?

That was a racist statement. This is the problem with liberals, if minorities like Black Lives Matters demand respect, retribution and are willing to use violence, La RAZA and other radical groups have the right to express themselves and should be supported no matter how violent their message is, but if a White person does it, it just flat out racist. This is why the proof is out and the reality and truth is the the real racists are the Democrats and liberals. Whites should be quiet, but the other radical minority groups are free to say and do whatever they want, including attacking and demonizing Whites. Classic reverse racism!

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He gets the nomination and swings to the center to capture votes. If elected I suspect other than an embarrassing one term Americans will find him far more moderate than expected.

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That why David Duke, a white nationalist and former Klu Klux Klan grand wizard,

Don't forget, he was a lifelong Democrat as well.

LOVES! the Trump! Because Trump's no racist.

You have NO proof that Trump is racist. Duke supporting Trump or any racist or non-racist wanting to have secure voters doesn't mean that the candidate himself is a racist.

Sure. Keep it under your hat, Trump's been getting great play having blacks beat-up at his loyalty rallies, but he's not a racist.

Black Lives Matters are racist, rude and often violent, why do you not condemn them?

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"That why David Duke, a white nationalist and former Klu Klux Klan grand wizard, LOVES! the Trump! Because Trump's no racist."

Duke supports Trump and not the other way around ... as far as we know.

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The truth kc, only truth. Provide the evidence blacks are being beat-up at Trump rallies by Trumps orders.

As far as David duke is concerned, other than you does anyone recognize anything he says?

If the above is the best you have to paint Trump a racist, you had better try harder otherwise I'll keep on laughing.

The more I read all those anti Trump posts with all the name calling, it's worse than Trump himself. He is doing it to get nominated, the posts actually hate and despise over half the US population.

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I was looking at some old YouTube newsreels and struck by the remarkable similarities in body language, facial expressions and gestures between Trump and Benito Mussolini. I wonder, though, if Trump could make the trains run on time...

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He gets the nomination and swings to the center to capture votes.

Ya think, maybe, the establishment hasn't thought of that? They have. And they know this: Trump can't win.

Because 80% of Latinos don't like him. and 70% will never vote for him.

These stats have been held for a long time. SInce, well, he decided to call Mexicans gangsters and criminals. Funny that.

Oh, in case you don't know: most forecasters say, because of math, to win, a Republican needs over 40% of the Latino vote to win the White House. Even assuming a great wave of Trump supporters coming out to vote for the first time., there just aren't enough anymore.

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Duke supports Trump and not the other way around ... as far as we know.

I had no idea Duke was running for the presidency.

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“I am like on the team that bought a ticket on the Titanic after we saw the movie,”

That's almost English.

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Trump's campaign began with racism and David Duke, a white nationalist and former Klu Klux Klan grand wizard, isn't supporting a candidate whose goals are opposite the racist Duke.

David Duke's support only confirms the KKK grand wizard's enchantment with the Trump rallies where blacks get beat up.

Unsurprising the youtubes of those assaults are filled with racist hate even to the point where a Trump supporter shouts "Burn him!" as a black man is pushed to the floor.

Why is the GOP ShiaTea so shy about what David Duke loves so much about Trump? They love him for the same reasons.

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Because 80% of Latinos don't like him. and 70% will never vote for him.

You're parroting the corporate/establishment media. Try following the facts.

according to Edison's official entrance poll as reported by CNN. He won their (Latino) votes 45-27 over a Latino Republican who happened to spend his early childhood in Nevada, Marco Rubio.

Will those numbers make you think about your understanding of Lations, or will you just gloss over them?

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After Christie, any other well known heavyweights backing team Trump? Rush Limbaugh? Michael Moore? Phil Margera!

Thank goodness we can still joke about fat people. The check is on its way, mod.

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Juleanna Glover, a prominent Republican communications consultant, told Reuters that Trump’s ascent “spells the death of the party’s sentient and cohesive governing framework.”

Ha ha ha ha ha. Typical. The base has never embraced conservative principles on most things.

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Ya think, maybe, the establishment hasn't thought of that? They have. And they know this: Trump can't win.

Yeah, yeah, yeah, blah, blah...The GOP will never take back the House-WRONG! The GOP will NEVER take back the Senate-WRONG! No one wants or likes the GOP and yet, the last election we have now close to 34-15 of the governorships, the country has more GOP governors and this year, they could gain more seats. Dems are so seriously bad at math as well as predictions.

Because 80% of Latinos don't like him. and 70% will never vote for him.

But if the majority of working White suburbans come out which are really teed off at the system, the constant racism that the Democrats hurl is driving more Whites out to vote for Trump. He needs about 66% of the White voter turn out to pull this off and Trump does have a lot of support from American Hispanic which also helps a lot and more Blacks are on board, so to discount Trump is a very huge mistake and gross underestimation of the power of Trump.

These stats have been held for a long time. SInce, well, he decided to call Mexicans gangsters and criminals. Funny that.

But we're not counting the illegals, so it doesn't matter what they say, even if Jerry "traitor" Brown gives all the illegals the right to vote and the right to own a drivers license.

Oh, in case you don't know: most forecasters say, because of math, to win, a Republican needs over 40% of the Latino vote to win the White House.

Yes, but that's not counting the 66% of white votes Trump needs and if he gets that, then it wouldn't matter if the Hispanics vote for him. White voter turnout hasn't been this high in over 16 years, if they all come out or the vast majority of them, they can easily take Trump over the finish line, they still are the majority in this country. They took Obama over, so for libs to not be aware of that fact shows how disconnected these guys are to reality.

Even assuming a great wave of Trump supporters coming out to vote for the first time., there just aren't enough anymore.

That is a bunch of BS! But again, now that we know the Dems in many cities and a few states will start to allow illegals to vote shows their desperation, if they do that, then any White immigrant that is trying to become a US citizen illegal or not, should be given the right to vote as well. I mean, fair is fair, right? Or does that only apply to Hispanics that vote for Democrats?

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"He gets the nomination and swings to the center to capture votes."

"Ya think, maybe, the establishment hasn't thought of that? They have. And they know this: Trump can't win."

Trump has already swung to the center. Notice both his Planned Parenthood and ObamaCare comments?

Trump can't win? Nobody knows that. Maybe he can, maybe he can't. But Trump not winning isn't what scares "conservatives." What scares them is that they know Trump isn't one of them.

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@fizzbass You're parroting the corporate/establishment media.

Still waiting for you to provide the objective info sources you claim to have that aren't MSM. You once provided a link to a Flickr pict, but Flickr is owned by Yahoo, which is pretty MSM in my book.

Why can’t Trump just go away, I don’t know, he’s gonna stay, Trump says everything wrong, oh how I long for the bankers pay day ay ay ay.

Is there a nihilist media site you get your info from that actually says Trump isn't firmly and completely entrenched in the world of big bonkers?

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It's bassfunk.

Still waiting for you to provide the objective info sources you claim to have that aren't MSM. You once provided a link to a Flickr pict, but Flickr is owned by Yahoo, which is pretty MSM in my book.

What in heavens are you talking about?

Is there a nihilist media site you get your info from that actually says Trump isn't firmly and completely entrenched in the world of big bonkers?

Dude, seriously...are you ok.

Trump's campaign began with racism and David Duke, a white nationalist and former Klu Klux Klan grand wizard, isn't supporting a candidate whose goals are opposite the racist Duke.

A former Democrat.

David Duke's support only confirms the KKK grand wizard's enchantment with the Trump rallies where blacks get beat up.

So why are you not speaking about the racism of the Black Lives Matters? You don't care?

Unsurprising the youtubes of those assaults are filled with racist hate even to the point where a Trump supporter shouts "Burn him!" as a black man is pushed to the floor.

But when Blacks shoot Whites, keep them from the polling booths and terrorize them, it's ok to give them a pass? Why is it ok that BLM are legitimate groups that are racist and full of hate towards Whites, but if it's Whites like Duke that express their personal opinions it is seen as racist?

Why is the GOP ShiaTea so shy about what David Duke loves so much about Trump? They love him for the same reasons.

Because Duke is a loon, always has been, kinda like Hillary, but in a manly way.

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Cruz and Rubio were attacking Trump with lies and bad Arithmetic..No wander T is more popular after debate. We will see increased T supporters. who dr eam. VP forgerring T is not a sucker.

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It's bassfunk.

I get you and Fizzbit mixed up. Same aging babyboomer WASP whinging.

@Bassfunk So why are you not speaking about the racism of the Black Lives Matters? You don't care?

So why aren't you speaking about the institutional racism the supporters of Black Lives Matter are addressing? Are you saying all of the opportunities you claim to have had, all of the jobs with MSM, the military, your corporation, weren't at least partly because of the white privilege you enjoy?

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"ah, yeah, blah, blah...The GOP will never take back the House-WRONG! The GOP will NEVER take back the Senate-WRONG! No one wants or likes the GOP and yet, the last election we have now close to 34-15 of the governorships, the country has more GOP governors and this year, they could gain more seats. Dems are so seriously bad at math"

Bass, your posts are really confusing. You repeatedly told me that Trump supporters are lunatics and now you are doing the maths to tell us how Trump can attract enough white people, presumably white lunatics. Sane white people wouldn't vote Trump according to you, and so your pool of white lunatics must be yuuge. I'm passable at maths and I'd like to hear your numbers.

Also, you corrected me many times for calling you a Republican and yet you say things like "WE ( my capitals ) have now close to 34-15 of the governorships".

Don't be ashamed of being a Republican. As you said, a large number of them are lunatics but we know not all are.

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in the three early voting states where Trump won nominating contests “that they want someone who is going to make fundamental change.”

If that's what they (the American people) wish for no doubt they are going to get that with Trump. It seems a dark road ahead as neither have any idea what disaster is looming.

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No disrespect presto345, Trump is more moderate than the press says. The last seven years of stagnation here in the states have reasonable self relient people looking forward to change. I'm not Trump fan but if he IS the nominee I will vote for him. The alternative would prove the looming disaster you refer too.

As of today, it looks like a Hillary/Trump race. Hands down, I'll take Trump. USA needs jobs, Trump is not afraid to call a spade a spade. Global corporations have abused the undeveloped world and helped empower China to the growing bully they seem to becoming. Many of those global corporations call USA home.

I'm fine with trading with developed nations. Third world nations abuse nearly everything. Safety, environment, and it's people. Chinese products are often recalled or removed due to toxic containment. What of the safety standards the importing nation has for domestic goods? Not applicable for imported goods? Just stupid greed at its best.

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if you think America is hated now, watch what happens if Trump becomes POTUS! hell just piss everybody off including Americas allies. who cares Americans may say, well Russia cares and they wont be easily pushed around by Trump.

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"As of today, it looks like a Hillary/Trump race. Hands down, I'll take Trump. USA needs jobs, Trump is not afraid to call a spade a spade. Global corporations have abused the undeveloped world and helped empower China to the growing bully they seem to becoming. Many of those global corporations call USA home.

I'm fine with trading with developed nations. Third world nations abuse nearly everything. Safety, environment, and it's people. Chinese products are often recalled or removed due to toxic containment. What of the safety standards the importing nation has for domestic goods? Not applicable for imported goods? Just stupid greed at its best."

Plain stupid greed at its best. Just ask a billionaire like Donald Trump about 'abusing the underdeveloped world'. He of course has been exemplary in this regard.

His hypocrisy on this point is outstanding. As you said, plain, stupid greed?

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Some Republicans in Congress, such as Flake and Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, said a Trump nomination would do enormous damage to the party and predicted a heavy election defeat in November to the eventual Democratic nominee.

I doubt this. If the candidate is Hillary, Trump has a good chance, if the candidate is Bernie, he has an even better chance. People like Flake and Graham are part of what is wrong with Washington, career politicians who know nothing about the problems the people have, and care about the voters only in election seasons.

For generations, Washington has been run by "insiders", and the Washington system has kept out anyone who doesn't play their game. They are happy to take money in exchange for favors, but that is as far as an outsider will get. Of course the possibility of an outsider president fills not just republicans with dread, but all of Washington. But that is just as well, politicians and bureaucrats no longer respect voters, or fear the consequences of incompetence or mismanagement, if Trump does win, I hope he delivers a few swift kicks to the backside of Washington. At the midterm elections, we might see more outsiders running for congress and the senate, and possibly winning.

Funny that if he does win, "his" party will likely hold the majorities in both houses of congress, I wonder if they will be as intractable with Trump as they have been with Obama? Probably so, but depending on the outcome of the election, should he win, he might have enough of a mandate to bend them to his will. Whatever his faults, Trump's entire life is a story of getting things done, regardless of obstacles and failures. If this is good or bad depends exactly on what he wants to get done while in office.

I am looking forward to Super Tuesday, and I hope to see the republican establishment limp away with a bloody nose.

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Either of Cruz or Rubio, GOP has no chance. Today Cruz said Trump don't employ in his hotel except seven teen illegal in his hotel as waitresses.

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When just one man causes this much controversy; even within his own party; and has such an enormous following of supporters, he must be doing something right. The anal pains he produces is like nothing ever seen before. I, for one, am grateful to be a part of this glorious age in American history. November can't come soon enough!

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Any one of the three would be bad. Can you imagine President Cruz going in front of the UN saying climate change isn't real, then ending with a prayer to Jesus? It would set us back 50 years on the world stage. Rubio is saying he would deport the Dreamers from day 1 meaning his desperate slide to the far right has started.

I actually don't mind Trump when he does things like stand up for Planned Parenthood. He does call out assanine GOP policies from time to time, another example being his support of some form of universal health coverage. And he is kicking the crap out of the Republicans while doing it.

Honestly, the GOP sometimes makes me feel a bit nervous. I don't like the condition they are in and I'm worried desperation mode is around the corner, and they could do a lot of damage. They can't seem to change and that makes them more angry, then they can't govern with any kind of success that their followers want. It's a broken system but they just can't seem to find a way out.

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I get you and Fizzbit mixed up. Same aging babyboomer WASP whinging.

Apology accepted.

So why aren't you speaking about the institutional racism the supporters of Black Lives Matter are addressing?

I do, but the BLM and their in your face ultimatum threats either our way or NO way and interrupting people, speaking over them is proof of how radical these people are. If you want to be heard, stop playing the victim, stop getting in people's faces and stop brutalizing and attacking people and maybe you can have a decent discussion and dialogue.

Are you saying all of the opportunities you claim to have had,

Not claim, but please continue.....

all of the jobs with MSM, the military, your corporation,

Liberals don't know what multitasking is????

weren't at least partly because of the white privilege you enjoy?

I enjoy? What White privilege are you talking about?

your posts are really confusing.

I get that a lot from liberals.

You repeatedly told me that Trump supporters are lunatics and now you are doing the maths to tell us how Trump can attract enough white people, presumably white lunatics.

Well, I changed and realize that most of these people aren't lunatics for the record, I think they're own to something, so I misjudged these people. I think they're White, angry and with very good reason.

Sane white people wouldn't vote Trump according to you, and so your pool of white lunatics must be yuuge.

They can't be as looney as the Hillary supporting zombie flock. At least with Trump these people have a pulse.

I'm passable at maths and I'd like to hear your numbers.

Just look at all the polls and it might help to understand the anger and despair that many Whites have towards Washington and how they're being discriminated against for simply being White. If 66% of the angry White voters come out and support Trump, he can easily pull this off and Whites haven't been this excited about a candidate like Trump in more than 16 years. You libs brag about equality, but you guys employ constant racist attacks be it verbally, emotionally, mentally and physically.

Also, you corrected me many times for calling you a Republican

Yes, I'm not a Republican.

and yet you say things like "WE ( my capitals ) have now close to 34-15 of the governorships".

There is a reason why liberals make bad Governers.

Don't be ashamed of being a Republican.

If I were, I would never be

As you said, a large number of them are lunatics but we know not all are.

You have them on both sides. Seems like Hillary has a lot more of them.

Any one of the three would be bad. Can you imagine President Cruz going in front of the UN saying climate change isn't real, then ending with a prayer to Jesus? It would set us back 50 years on the world stage.

No, but it would set Cruz back....

Rubio is saying he would deport the Dreamers from day 1 meaning his desperate slide to the far right has started.

How many times has Hillary flipped and flopped on issues? Doesn't that equally give you pause?

I actually don't mind Trump when he does things like stand up for Planned Parenthood. He does call out assanine GOP policies from time to time, another example being his support of some form of universal health coverage. And he is kicking the crap out of the Republicans while doing it.

Yup and I really can't wait until he goes to Hillary and starts getting in her face.

Honestly, the GOP sometimes makes me feel a bit nervous.

I get it. My stomach has been hurting me for 7 years now, but it's slowly getting better, by Nov. I should be fine.

I don't like the condition they are in and I'm worried desperation mode is around the corner, and they could do a lot of damage.

Can't be worse than what we had to deal with for the past 7 years.

They can't seem to change and that makes them more angry,

Problem is Democrats don't want to change and then they wonder why someone like Trump is steamrolling away.

then they can't govern with any kind of success that their followers want.

We didn't get anything either for 7 years and if does become president, it ain't gonna be looking pretty for you guys.

It's a broken system but they just can't seem to find a way out.

They will in 255 more days.

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Still waiting for you to provide the objective info sources you claim to have that aren't MSM. You once provided a link to a Flickr pict, but Flickr is owned by Yahoo, which is pretty MSM in my book.

When you start calling by correct name, Fizzbit Sensi, then I'll THINK about educating you on FOXCNNMSNBCCBS. Until then, keep riding your Unicorn and shooting blanks while never really taking a side or making an intelligent argument.

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Looks like only the best racists are gathering under the banner of Greatness Trump envisions.

Didn't the New Black Panthers "mobilize" for Obama?

Didn't Louis Farrakhan direct his Nation of Islam followers do the same?

Didn't professional race baiting-for-profit pastors like Al and Jesse strongly support Obama?

Doesn't BLM now rally behind Obama?

Because it's been repeated over and over almost like a mantra by the Obamabots that he had nothing directly to do with those organizations and people, how could anyone but an Internet troll actually connect Mr. Trump to the type of White Supremacy bleating that David Duke advocates?

Many organizations, good and bad, can align themselves with a candidate who is not in the least tied in to them.

Most people know who David Duke is and where his stance is on the U.S. political spectrum. It is pretty ridiculous to try to tie Donald Trump or the views of Donald Trump to those of David Duke. That's both pathetic and desperate. . . .

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"and yet you say things like "WE ( my capitals ) have now close to 34-15 of the governorships".

"There is a reason why liberals make bad Governors"

I don't understand your point. I understand that you think liberals make bad governors but I still don't get why you used "we" when talking about Republicans.

Also, when did you realise that Trump supporters are not lunatics and what made you change your mind? You did think this for a long time.

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I don't understand your point. I understand that you think liberals make bad governors but I still don't get why you used "we" when talking about Republicans.

Jim, you focus on things that are less relevant and why don't you focus on the subject that really matters and that's Hillary in the bigger picture of things.

Also, when did you realize that Trump supporters are not lunatics and what made you change your mind?

A few months back.

You did think this for a long time.

Sure did.

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"I don't understand your point. I understand that you think liberals make bad governors but I still don't get why you used "we" when talking about Republicans."

"Jim, you focus on things that are less relevant and why don't you focus on the subject that really matters and that's Hillary in the bigger picture of things."

It's just that we've had quite a few debates and you do tend to say baffling and contradictory things.

My position on Hillary Clinton hasn't changed. She's clever but shady and if elected would do nothing about the problem of wealth being pumped upstairs while the majority stagnate or rot. She looks she wants to sanitize her hand after shaking hands with the great unwashed and afterwards get on the phone to Goldman Sachs.

I don't know why you despise her so much. She'll deliver for you. She's a hawk in the pockets of the bankers who likes millionaires and wouldn't urinate on the poor if they were on fire.

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Just look at all the polls and it might help to understand the anger and despair that many Whites have towards Washington and how they're being discriminated against for simply being White. If 66% of the angry White voters come out and support Trump, he can easily pull this off and Whites haven't been this excited about a candidate like Trump in more than 16 years.

It's this kind of stuff that makes me nervous about the GOP overall. Here we see someone basically turning minorities into the enemy and predicting that a massive white turnout will defeat the minorities. It's like a race war or something.

These guys aren't going to go quietly.

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The American public will probably be faced with a choice between a lying elitist android or an inarticulate vicious idiot. Or some old uncle. The race to the bottom is truly on.

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It's just that we've had quite a few debates and you do tend to say baffling and contradictory things.

I get that from liberals constantly.

My position on Hillary Clinton hasn't changed.

Doesn't matter, you can't vote in the US, so.....

She's clever but shady

That's an understatement!

and if elected would do nothing about the problem of wealth being pumped upstairs while the majority stagnate or rot. She looks she wants to sanitize her hand after shaking hands with the great unwashed and afterwards get on the phone to Goldman Sachs.

Then we are in agreement, we really don't want her as president, good to hear.

I don't know why you despise her so much.

Apparently as an outsider, you really don't know what we had to put up with for the last 30 years with this woman.

She'll deliver for you.

I don't need anything from her. She should retire and be a good Nana for her kids.

She's a hawk in the pockets of the bankers who likes millionaires and wouldn't urinate on the poor if they were on fire.

All the more reason to not have her in the White House.

It's this kind of stuff that makes me nervous about the GOP overall. Here we see someone basically turning minorities into the enemy and predicting that a massive white turnout will defeat the minorities.

Oh, for Christ's sake, just say my name, will you? But in all seriousness, it's true.

It's like a race war or something.

Obama started it.

These guys aren't going to go quietly.

In November, they'll be out of a job, so don't worry!

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"My position on Hillary Clinton hasn't changed."

"Doesn't matter, you can't vote in the US, so....."

Again, the President of the US makes decisions which affect other countries. Your last hawk set the Middle East on fire and saw people from my country killed. The financial crash which occurred under the same idiot originated in the US and destroyed economies, some of which are yet to recover.

A hawk as US President destabilizes the world, leaving mountains of corpses.

You're right about the vote. Unlike you I I can't vote in, what is it, three countries?

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you really don't know what we had to put up with for the last 30 years with this woman.

Hillary Clinton would be pleased to hear your compliment, about what an impact she made on Californians like you while being First Lady to the Governor of Arkansas. Apparently Californians are insiders on everything.

She should retire and be a good Nana for her kids.

Hillary Clinton has one 'kid', Chelsea, who is 35 years old.

You see, your dread is showing. Your vision for America and the world is naive and infantile. Get used to losing. Embrace your loser candidate Trump.

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Hillary Clinton communicates well with other countries and we have to remember that. She has willingness to entertain and listen to other viewpoints. As a practical matter, she's got the name recognition and is going to get the nomination. How ridiculous of Sanders support for free college education that is going cost the taxpayers $70 billion. Sanders is by far the worst voice out there.

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"Robert Kagan, a conservative foreign relations expert at the Brookings Institution think tank, said in a column for the Washington Post on Thursday that he would vote for Clinton rather than Trump."

As will most Republicans. Only complete morons and idiots would vote for Trump despite not agreeing with him or what he stands for (the irony!) -- people who want to destroy the US, though they'll deny it.

As for them being upset and seriously afraid of Trump winning and them losing in a landslide, the former is 100% their own fault, and that's all there is to it. They went from a party that got trampled in 2008 saying, "We are going to change", to a much worse party in 2012 that said, again, "We are going to change to appeal to more voters because of our image as a party of only rich, white men", to a much, MUCH worse party that will never recover. As to losing in a landslide, that's a given. And as if we need to further point out the aforementioned, unshakable image of the party of 'No' as a party of racist, sexist, white men: (from bass4funk about Clinton) "I don't need anything from her. She should retire and be a good Nana for her kids."

"Obama started it."

Hahaha... yes, yes. OBAMA started the 'race wars'... Obama... haha. I've heard a few white people who hate him say that. Don't forget he also has a time machine and is the one who started the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

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Hahaha... yes, yes. OBAMA started the 'race wars'... Obama... haha.

Obama was responsible for American slavery as well because he is a socialist Muslim Kenyan time traveler.

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Laguna: "Obama was responsible for American slavery as well because he is a socialist Muslim Kenyan time traveler."

True! But then, the time machine is not always consistent. For example, it was Obama who went back in time and started the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, even though most Republicans say it was not a mistake (except when saying Obama started them), but Bill Clinton must have somehow gotten a hold of it somehow because some Republicans will even deny that the towers came down on GWB's watch (despite him ignoring the warnings constantly), and I guess even bush got a hold of the time machine as well because it was him that killed OBL, not Obama.

In any case, I see Rubio is already busy blaming the media (and the "Democrats who control it"), not himself despite the fact that he did not ever attack Trump until the last debate, for Trump's rise and his (Rubio's) complete failure to beat him. This is proof that the GOP will never, ever change and not only will they lose 2016, but likely the next few elections after, if they even continue to exist.

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Here in Australia, we have this thing called compulsory polling, (no, not voting) and boy, does it keep most of the kooks like trump from even getting a sniff of leadership.

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Trump's actions are rather predictable if you pay attention. For example, when he senses a potential attack, he sends a very clear shot across the bow as a warning to back off. At a rally yesterday, he took aim at the Fourth Estate, warning that he would in effect modify America's First Amendment so that libel laws would more resemble Europe's.

My guess is that he's predicting "attacks" (read: reporting) from the press particularly regarding Trump University. As this is under active litigation, he does have a legal leg to stand on (just as he did when he threatens to sue Cruz for being Canadian - normally, a court would throw that out by judging the plaintiff to lack standing, but Trump arguably does). Plus, he'd kill another bird with that stone: Those who favor him, not the sharpest pencils in the box, tend to harbor ill-will towards media stalwarts such as the NYT and the WaPo.

Super Tuesday is too soon for this to develop, but look for his attacks on the media to ramp up before 3/17.

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When you start calling by correct name, Fizzbit Sensi, then I'll THINK about educating you on FOXCNNMSNBCCBS. Until then, keep riding your Unicorn and shooting blanks while never really taking a side or making an intelligent argument.

Lol As much as you hate the MSM, one would think you'd refrain from patronizing them. And if you think think the prostitutes in Washington are bad, I cannot hardly imagine why you would think their John's (Trump) would be any better. Two sides of the SAME coin.

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Mr. Trump's popularity should not be puzzling at all. American voters see him as the anti-politician. Don't think there is really a great love for him. People just want things shaken up, and they are willing to roll the dice. Voting for the status quo as gotten us no where. Besides, he is just as qualified, if not more, as Obama was when he took office. . . .

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“There’s a lot of energy, a lot of intensity on our side,” Thune said.

In the primaries held so far many more are turning out to vote for Republicans than for Democrats. I can understand the intensity and enthusiasm to vote for Republicans. Just as Obama's election was a reaction to W, there is a similar reaction taking place now to Obama's incompetence and failures.

Democrats are pretending that eight years of Obamaism has been good for the country. The unemployment rate in 35 states remains higher now than before the recession. Average incomes are down by thousands and more people are on welfare six years into an economic "recovery". Health care premiums have gone up and deductibles have doubled or tripled. The public was promised that just the opposite would happen - and there are still nearly 40 million people without healthcare. It doesn't matter how high or low the stock market is when the middle class is getting whacked so hard under Obama's policies.

Even with all that I still cannot understand the appeal for Trump. The only explanation that comes to mind is that with so many other lowered moral and ethical standards in American culture that happen to coincide with the Obama presidency, an acceptance for brash, in-your-face, reality star personalities has also become acceptable within the political class as it has everywhere else.

Obama has indeed fundamentally changed America. His belief that his political opponents are morally inferior and unpatriotic and his belief that whenever the Congress does not go along with his policy prescriptions he can just implement them on his own by manipulating the functions of government bureaucracy has produced a backlash - and his name his Trump. The times they are a' changing. Admittedly, I am having a hard time keeping up.

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The funny thing is I think most of the people commenting on this topic have no idea who Donald Trump even is.

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Wolf,

You're going to be even angrier come November.

Funny to see JT's radicals one by one coming out of the closet for Trump now it is clear he will stomp his way to the Asylum nomination. I can't wait to see who his VP choice will be on the ticket.

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Question? If Trump becomes the POTUS the world wouldn't care and the US will not be the most hated country. Case in point look at Lil Kim North Korea leader he is isolated but the world pays attention to him. If Trump is elected it will be no different from Obama being elected life goes on so does the false reporting and what if scenarios!

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Wolfpack: no matter how high or low the stock market is when the middle class is getting whacked so hard under Obama's policies

The middle class got whacked by the financial collapse that happened under the last GOP president, something GOP supporters feel absolutely no connection to whatsoever. If the same thing had happened in Obama's last year in office, think about how the GOP would write that history. It would be talked about for decades. The GOP expunged their responsibility for that event in a matter of months (or not at all).

Even with all that I still cannot understand the appeal for Trump. The only explanation that comes to mind is that with so many other lowered moral and ethical standards in American culture that happen to coincide with the Obama presidency

The only thing you can think of is some empty political statement about Obama lowering the moral standards of the entire country? You are intelligent enough to know that that is not a quantifiable, credible argument. It's absurd political spin for someone who can't see past Obama. Surely you have had at least some exposure to the theory that Trump was created by the GOP's own hand. Do you reject those arguments or have they not reached you?

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Again, the President of the US makes decisions which affect other countries.

Oh, so now it's critical as well as imperative to know what the US does. Look either you want to be involved in everything or not, preferably, I hope not.

Your last hawk set the Middle East on fire and saw people from my country killed.

That's war. It's ugly, violent, I too, had friends that died but we've been doing this for thousands of years, so what's your point.

The financial crash which occurred under the same idiot originated in the US and destroyed economies, some of which are yet to recover.

And the current idiot made it worse, please continue....

A hawk as US President destabilizes the world, leaving mountains of corpses.

I would take a hawk and a president that has ***** any day of the week over a wuss president that believes in getting slapped and mocked, laughed at and thinks they can destabilize the world. Sorry, but we just have to disagree there. I like my military and my president strong.

You're right about the vote. Unlike you I I can't vote in, what is it, three countries?

The one that every needs and bleeds dry when the poo hits the fan, you know with the old glory flag, the Stars and Stripes. You are welcome for your freedom.

Hillary Clinton would be pleased to hear your compliment, about what an impact she made on Californians like you while being First Lady to the Governor of Arkansas. Apparently Californians are insiders on everything.

Excuse me? I'm sorry, what positive accomplishments is Hillary known for? Because it would be a first for me to hear it.

Hillary Clinton has one 'kid', Chelsea, who is 35 years old.

She does????? Thought it was her twin, they look alike.

You see, your dread is showing.

You can see my hair?

Your vision for America and the world is naive and infantile. Get used to losing.

That's what I want to say to you guys.

Embrace your loser candidate Trump.

Maybe, but at least he ain't no punk.

"Robert Kagan, a conservative foreign relations expert at the Brookings Institution think tank, said in a column for the Washington Post on Thursday that he would vote for Clinton rather than Trump."

Ok, so that's one persons personal opinion, and?

As will most Republicans. Only complete morons and idiots would vote for Trump despite not agreeing with him or what he stands for (the irony!) -- people who want to destroy the US, though they'll deny it.

And we feel the same way about Hillary, at least Sanders is honest, his vision of a socialist America will never come to fruition, but the man does care about the state of the country.

As for them being upset and seriously afraid of Trump winning and them losing in a landslide, the former is 100% their own fault, and that's all there is to it.

We would never have a Trump or a Bernie if we didn't have a bungling idiot of a president Barack Obama.

They went from a party that got trampled in 2008 saying, "We are going to change",

Which they did and got the House in 2010

to a much worse party in 2012

And then got the Senate in 2014

that said, again, "We are going to change to appeal to more voters because of our image as a party of only rich, white men", to a much, MUCH worse party that will never recover.

So Carson, Rubio, Jindal, Cruz, Watts, Haley, I never knew they were White. But I have a question, since Obama created a zombie class of 45 million people on food stamps, one thing is for sure, he has definitely been the equal opportunity employer for the largest handout in the nations history. Good job.

As to losing in a landslide, that's a given.

Yes, and that's why you guys lost the congress.....

And as if we need to further point out the aforementioned, unshakable image of the party of 'No' as a party of racist, sexist, white men:

So now we are back to generalizing again?

"I don't need anything from her. She should retire and be a good Nana for her kids."

Grandkid or kids.....whatever, just leave....

"Obama started it."

Hahaha... yes, yes. OBAMA started the 'race wars'... Obama... haha.

No, but he did make a huge tactical error with ISIS and allowed them to grow and flourish on his watch, which makes it just as bad. He could've done something, but Obama cares more about himself, the polls and appeasement rather than doing what's best for the country.

I've heard a few white people who hate him say that. Don't forget he also has a time machine and is the one who started the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

No, but instead of lying to the people and talking about sending advisors over is a crock of horse**** ! We already have a lot of troops fighting in Syria, but Obama wants to change the change the wording, instead of calling it a military operation, we'll just call them military advisors."

but Bill Clinton must have somehow gotten a hold of it somehow because some Republicans will even deny that the towers came down on GWB's watch (despite him ignoring the warnings constantly)

Ahh because of information that the FBI and the CIA weren't allowed to share and why is that, because the Dems wrote legislations to keep the groups from sharing information for fear of government overreach and spying, thanks a lot Dems.

, and I guess even bush got a hold of the time machine as well because it was him that killed OBL, not Obama.

No, but for one thing Clinton could have killed him in 1998, had the opportunity, the special forces had him in their sights and at the last minute Clinton decided not to go along with it, so if you want to make the 9/11 argument, please start from the beginning where Clinton allowed the guy to walk away.

This is proof that the GOP will never, ever change and not only will they lose 2016,

Rofl you guys are so bad at predictions, but I give you libs credit, y'all a feisty bunch!

but likely the next few elections after, if they even continue to exist.

They'll exist, you guys need to worry about Hillary and worry about making your party look like a party that once believed in helping people and not robbing them, lying to them, swindling them and pushing all of your progressive or repressive ideologies down people's throats.

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Great Tuesday will shed light more clearly about Trump chance to be Republican nominee,lets wait and see.The most important fact about Trump,is that he is really lucky because all other competitors are worthless,weak,unexperienced,and couldnt catch eyes of American at all-up till now-hard to believe they can do any progress on great Tuesday.What makes people vote Trump up till,is that they see him speaking his mind courageously,has clear agenda,full of self trust,doesnt care and unbacked by lobbies,thus no dept to pay back.He express people wishes and hopes-no matter its realistic or not-but most important voting Trump shows clearly and greatly Americans disappointment about politics and classic political constitutions.On the other hand i still believe when it comes to American coming president,things will be different than what we see now.

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Yes! Exciting times ahead! A President Trump will shake up establishments and bring fresh air into the political arena. Throw the old stodgy stereo-type politicians for a loop and put the country into a better position as the dominant world leader. All the liberal cronies are shivering in fear and gnashing their teeth over his success. Haa-haa

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@Lizz: Christie backing encouraged many Dovernors who scewqws up their states to be poor and many are backing Trump.

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Wasn't Christie the Republican Governor who shook Obama's hand?

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let him be the president, its time to expose the true face of this nation

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The genuine fear is they all will be exposed as the corrupt self serving lot they are.

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