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Trump's new derisive nickname for Clinton - 'Rotten'

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This part of Trump I dislike, the name calling. Though in this case the name was earned Crooked Hillary Rotton Clinton. She worked decades to reach the deserving name and finally she can wear it.

Don't forget, wherever suspicious activities take place, it takes a village.

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He also suggested at one point that China may have been involved in the DNC hack, despite no evidence to suggest the country’s involvement.

Trump doesn't need evidence. He knows his lies will be accepted and repeated by his true believers who only want to hear memes of seven or fewer words, short bits they can repeat to each other like passwords used to enter their bunds. 'Rotten', 'no free stuff', 'tools of the MSM', 'a cabale (sic) of the global elite', 'Hillary for prison', etc. He understands marketing and what appeals to those unwilling to think critically, or any other way. He knows the right wing reactionary mindset, because he's one himself. He's learned from Goebbels, PT Barnum and Madison Avenue.

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Trump's new derisive nickname for Clinton - 'Rotten'

Hoping to graduate from kindergarten to the White House.

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Trump doesn't need evidence. He knows his lies will be accepted and repeated by his true believers who only want to hear memes of seven or fewer words, short bits they can repeat to each other like passwords used to enter their bunds. 'Rotten', 'no free stuff', 'tools of the MSM', 'a cabale (sic) of the global elite', 'Hillary for prison', etc. He understands marketing and what appeals to those unwilling to think critically, or any other way. He knows the right wing reactionary mindset, because he's one himself. He's learned from Goebbels, PT Barnum and Madison Avenue.

LOL! Oh, the angst and desperation is finally sinking in. The reason why I'm so giddy about this is because it took a bolt of lightning to bring and humble liberals that love to brag that they are better and smarter than anyone else and when that cigar explodes in their face and instead of saying, we were wrong, we are not a perfect party, even if you don't like Trump, but the anger and vitriol towards conservatives and Trump and how liberals keep bragging that they are the chosen one and are the best morally, ethically (LOL) then any conservative is just laughable as well as plain dumb. You guys can hurl as many insults and bad humorless jokes you want, it doesn't away from the fact that the Dems hand has finally been revealed and this mock pretend that they are smarter, brighter and more unified has been completely shattered. And I couldn't be more happier.

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Trump has no need to lie. The DNC has done it all by themselves. They can't manage their own affairs let alone managing the publics affairs. Stop trying to decide what is best for me, I can manage myself competently.

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I love how the Trump groupies blame the media in general, for trashing Trump. In reality, they are telling what he has done and said in his life. Sorry if the truth hurts.

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Ooh silly liberals, Your world is finally crashing all around you and you can do nothing about it. I predict Hillary will drop out or be pushed out before all this is over.

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Donald is a master of media spin.

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That's all Trump can do. Try to insult people by calling them names. Isn't that what Kim Jong Un does? No doubt Trump was the school bully as well, and the really sad part is he's treating GOP supporters like schoolkids as well and they are lapping it up!

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This part of Trump I dislike, the name calling. Though in this case...

Unwavering principles.

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Very few people deserve what they get. Hillary has a long list of misdeeds. She does not deserve my respect at all. You Clinton lovers never see anything wrong with what they've done and do. I am not as blinded to this woman's lawlessness and greed. It is crystal clear. Not ever beeing oficially charged does not absolve her. Hillary is not for the greater good of humanity, Hillary is for Hillary. I will reach out and also include Hillary would likely appoint Chelsea to introduce her into high level politics despite Chelsea not being qualified.

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This is a presidential candidate is it?

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"Hillary Rotten Clinton, Rotten Clinton. Hillary Rotten Clinton, right?”

You have to wonder about a crowd who doesn't feel it's having its intelligence insulted by this. I'm convinced Trump has been studying the techniques used to get the rednecks excited at pro wrestling events.

It does seem to get them whooping.

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Just when you thought the level couldn't sink any lower..............

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Heh. I like that, "rotten Clinton" has a nice ring to it. You can git your popcorn and tune in to the DNC. . . . or Comedy Central. Soon the dems on the floor will start chanting "Lock her up" -in reference to Debbie W. Shultz' shady corrupt practices within the Democratic Party. Pathetic !!

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"Heh. I like that, "rotten Clinton" has a nice ring to it"

Whoop!

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You have to wonder about a crowd who doesn't feel it's having its intelligence insulted by this. I'm convinced Trump has been studying the techniques used to get the rednecks excited at pro wrestling events.

Hmmm....just wonder what the Dems platform will be? Racism.....hmmmm, played out. How about the gender card? Hmmmm.....naw, Ivanka completely debunked that myth. I know, let's use the disability card and see if there is any sliver of hope that maybe, just maybe if we can see Trump making a stupid gaffe, perhaps we can find people with grudges and won't forgive him....maybe that might work....maybe. LOL! Liberals are funny.

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My nickname for Trump is

Cheetos Face

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"Hmmm....just wonder what the Dems platform will be? Racism.....hmmmm, played out. How about the gender card? Hmmmm.....naw,"

What in the name of slack-jawed idiots whooping at puerile nicknames are you Hmmming about?

This is trash talking to trash. I cannot believe this is happening at a political rally in a civilised country. Oh, I forgot. Trump generally appeals to the third world states of the union.

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Cheetos Face

Yes a liberal dusting of orange powder..

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"Hillary Rotten Clinton, Rotten Clinton. Hillary Rotten Clinton, right?”

Be honest. What she and the other Democrat elites did to B. Sanders was wrong. No respect, no integrity and very selfish.

Bernie supporters ought to be hopping mad. The got P-L-A-Y-E-D big time. Mm-hmm, Whoop! Hoe down!

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"Mm-hmm, Whoop! Hoe down!"

You should apply for a job as a speechwriter for the Trump campaign. No plagiarism now! Naughty, naughty!

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This is trash talking to trash. I cannot believe this is happening at a political rally in a civilised country. Oh, I forgot. Trump generally appeals to the third world states of the union.

Gee, from the circus that has been unfolding with Frankan and Silverman, you would think we are watching a botched nightmare version of Cirque Du Soleil. LOL

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Trump's new derisive nickname for Clinton - 'Rotten'

Yeah I think I'm going to skip this one. Seems more for the anti-pc white trash crowd.

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Look, I get it. You guys don't like Clinton. I have my theories as to why, but we'll set that aside. The point is, if you don't like Clinton's greed, lies, and flagrant disregard for rules, Trump should not be your alternative. We can argue about degrees all day, but he's also guilty on all those counts and has the added baggage of being a racist and misogynist.

I agree, Clinton is as establishment as it gets, and her ties to special interests and hawkishness are worrying. But our anti-establishment choice and some of our most prominent genuine progressive fighters are willing to vouch for her and see her as someone they can work with and steer left. That's why I'm willing to keep an open mind about her (for now anyway).

Trump has none of that kind of support. One of the frequent arguments against Sanders was that he'd have no support in Congress. You really think anti-Trump Republicans and Democrats will suddenly fall in line under Trump? Are there viable Trump-like candidates who can win those congressional seats?

It's obvious that Trump is your best shot, and I'd be lying if I said I wasn't worried about him winning. But he's your best shot because millions of you people give him a free pass despite all signs pointing to him being a terrible human being. There's not being restrained by PC, and there's being a [insert expletive].

Take one for the country, and go Libertarian this time around. Gary Johnson's the true anti-establishment fiscal conservative anyway. I don't agree with everything he says, but he seems like a reasonable person and has some actual concrete policy ideas. Trump just wants to add "President" in front of his name, and it's couldn't be more obvious.

You guys rarely admit when you're wrong, so I doubt you'll change your mind. Just know that choices like Trump are why the left questions your intelligence.

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After they canned her as DNC chair, Hillary immediately hired Wasserman to "continue" to be a surrogate for her campaign. Unbelievable.

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Yeah I think I'm going to skip this one. Seems more for the anti-pc white trash crowd.

So. . . what Debbie W. Shultz, HRC and the (D) elites did was classy? What they did was very low. Very trashy if you ask me. & I ain't even no progressive-Liberal, far from it.

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Well suppose this is just Trump nothing new here...Let the stupid do as stupid do..his supporters are bottom feeders this is as low as it can get.....so they will be happy..but wait there will be more......

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Well suppose this is just Trump nothing new here...Let the stupid do as stupid do..

What's stupid is the Democrats unfairl fixing the primaries, in favor of HRC. Poor Bernie never had a chance. What's stupid is letting in Trojan Horses. What's stupid is not fixing illegal immigration. What's stupid is catering our enemies with "deals."

his supporters are bottom feeders

Really. We don't want "free stuff." We're for veterans, military and Law Enforcement. We're for law and order. The EBTers, illegals, criminals and cop killers. . . those are ur bottom feeders.

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Donald is a master of media spin.

donald is a master of vulgarity.

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She should begin referring to him as "my worthy opponent" and nothing else...

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donald is a master of vulgarity

What's so vulgar about it. It is what it is. Wasn't it not vulgar, terrib and very dishonest how the Democrats set-up HRC to win the primaries?? Or are you just too offended because saying "Rotten Hillary" is distasteful because YOU think that it is a Politically Incorrect thing to say, although it is absolutely true.

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Hilliary Rhino Clinton sounds better. She have a skin thicker than a rhino.

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Trump should not be your alternative. We can argue about degrees all day, but he's also guilty on all those counts and has the added baggage of being a racist and misogynist.

Trump is the alternative because not only does he cry foul to all of this PC that has ruined the country, but he also wants to put America first. The Dems had over 50 years to help bring prosperity to people and yet, so many millions of Americans are out of work 46 million on food stamps and now liberals are asking after this failed president to elect a woman that promises to bring 4 more years of the exact same policies??? As for the racist and misogynist accusations, that crap don't fly no more. Ivanka blew that out of the water, so now Warren is trying to see what else she can say to dissuade the voters, but people see right through it.

Trump has none of that kind of support. One of the frequent arguments against Sanders was that he'd have no support in Congress. You really think anti-Trump Republicans and Democrats will suddenly fall in line under Trump? Are there viable Trump-like candidates who can win those congressional seats? It's obvious that Trump is your best shot, and I'd be lying if I said I wasn't worried about him winning. But he's your best shot because millions of you people give him a free pass despite all signs pointing to him being a terrible human being. There's not being restrained by PC, and there's being a [insert expletive].

What nonsense, Hillary gets elected, she wants to appoint liberal judges to the Supreme Court and for some reason that doesn't bother liberals, that would mean, if the country tilts left and not center, it's perfectly ok with them. Liberals want more welfare, bigger entitlements and bigger dependency on government.

Take one for the country, and go Libertarian this time around. Gary Johnson's the true anti-establishment fiscal conservative anyway. I don't agree with everything he says, but he seems like a reasonable person and has some actual concrete policy ideas. Trump just wants to add "President" in front of his name, and it's couldn't be more obvious.

Again, pure nonsense. A full third party candidate would be a disaster for either side.

You guys rarely admit when you're wrong, so I doubt you'll change your mind. Just know that choices like Trump are why the left questions your intelligence.

Conservatives are not perfect, but they are crappy liars, they don't have the suave or the grace and the finesse to be that sneaky, sly or deceptive because they get caught so fast and liberals can go on for years and years (enter, Hillary) without any accountability or responsibility to the voters.

donald is a master of vulgarity.

Hmmmm...not so sure about that. Hillary actually is probably worse....

http://selwynduke.typepad.com/selwyndukecom/hillary-clintons-vulgar-m.html

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@bass4 Conservatives are not perfect

Point taken. As a person who's claimed to have been involved in media and also claimed disdain for the MSM (which I think means any news outlet that doesn't report things in the way you want them reported), you should be aware that citing Selwyn Duke (or David), Rush Limbaugh, infowars, impeachobma.org, trunews, Breitbart, Drudge, Foxentertainment or any of the many other MSM and alt right media suggests you have little regard for objectivity, instead are just interested in pushing a partisan reactionary agenda. Is that right? I know, but whataboutdemslibshillaryobama?

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Wasn't it not vulgar, terrib and very dishonest how the Democrats set-up HRC to win the primaries??

Yeah, Sanders was shortchanged and it's a real problem for the party, but spare me your false concern about rigged elections. Republicans don't usually rig their primaries because it doesn't really matter who wins. The winner gets the backing of the special interest donors and they do their bidding. They got caught off guard this time around. They didn't think anyone in their right mind would take Trump seriously. You guys sure showed them!

Anyway, I'm sure you complained about the general election rigging by Republicans back in 2000 too right? When Gore was robbed of the presidency? And all the general voter suppression and gerrymandering tactics used by Republicans to gain disproportionate congressional seats? Didn't think so.

As for the racist and misogynist accusations, that crap don't fly no more. Ivanka blew that out of the water

Holy smokes! Ivanka says he's not a racist or misogynist?! That changes everything. If his own daughter says so, his own words and actions mean nothing. This just in, Chelsea thinks her mom is a swell person.

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Point taken. As a person who's claimed to have been involved in media and also claimed disdain for the MSM (which I think means any news outlet that doesn't report things in the way you want them reported),

Meaning being fair and balanced which most are not.

you should be aware that citing Selwyn Duke (or David), Rush Limbaugh, infowars, impeachobma.org, trunews, Breitbart, Drudge, Foxentertainment or any of the many other MSM and alt right media suggests you have little regard for objectivity, instead are just interested in pushing a partisan reactionary agenda. Is that right? I know, but whataboutdemslibshillaryobama?

Uh-huh, nice try, so what do you think about Hillary's mouth? I know you guys hate to look in the mirror, but seriously without deflection, her known vulgarity will almost put Trump's to shame. At least with Trump, you know what kind of mouth he has. Hillary....well....we just never know anything what is or what is not, who is, who was bought....

Yeah, Sanders was shortchanged and it's a real problem for the party, but spare me your false concern about rigged elections. Republicans don't usually rig their primaries because it doesn't really matter who wins.

What? LOL The entire Washington establishment didn't want him, they all couldn't run away from him fast enough.

The winner gets the backing of the special interest donors and they do their bidding. They got caught off guard this time around. They didn't think anyone in their right mind would take Trump seriously. You guys sure showed them!

No, the people just had felt it was enough and they were sick and tired of Washington trying to sell them candidates and preaching to them who they should vote for. Bernie did the same, but DWS made sure he wouldn't get any of it. Come on, just admit, Dem/ liberals are equally as ineffective as a party just like the Conservative/GOP. You can say it, no one is looking.

Anyway, I'm sure you complained about the general election rigging by Republicans back in 2000 too right?

Sorry, that lie was debunked so many times. You had a third party candidate: Ralph Nader and he took about 12% of the vote (if my memory serves me correctly) that is what tilted the election and thank God! But to be fair, you guys got Clinton because of Ross Perot.

When Gore was robbed of the presidency? And all the general voter suppression and gerrymandering tactics used by Republicans to gain disproportionate congressional seats? Didn't think so.

Yeah, try again. LOL

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Trump is being way too nice to that witch..

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I hope Debbi W. Schultz server Hillary well after being hired today. Wiki promises a round 2 or emails to be released even more damaging than these already released.

Evil Hillary must step down.

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Well, to be fair, he would know what rotten is.

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@Wc626 yeah like Trump is the God of Law and Order...what are you on really...Oh sorry your a Trump supporter you are excused...

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So Mr. "Spoiled" just called her Mrs."Rotten". Last I checked, neither are good qualities in fruit.

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Wiki promises a round 2 or emails to be released even more damaging than these already released.

Thanks to Donald's good friend and fellow demagogue Vladimir Putin, who has much to gain from a Trump presidency. You think the Russians don't also have dirt on the RNC? You think the Trump campaign is such a tightly run ship? After all, it took the Trump people a couple of days to figure out how Melania's speech was plagiarized.

Keep in mind that just very recently Trump suggested that the US stop supporting its allies in NATO. Sweet music to Putin's ears.

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I hope Black Americans will really wake up this election. Get off that Democratic Plantation. Don't let them hand you the crumbs. Don't expect "free stuff" anymore. Vote for trump, we're all going to get paid through hard work, law and order.

Go D. Trump!! Join the Trump train !!

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Mr. Spoiled? Heh, even Lyin' Ted, Little Marco, Pocahontas or Crooked Hillary haven't said Trump is spoiled.

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Thanks for mentioning Lyin' Ted Serrano. By booing him off of the stage @RNC illustrated how the Republicans are, in fact, united. Ted is an outcast. The Republican Part cannot & will not be destroyed.

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Thanks to Donald's good friend and fellow demagogue Vladimir Putin, who has much to gain from a Trump presidency.

Personally, Putin is taking a chance. Trump NEVER said, he wouldn't back up NATO, it's just they have to carry their fair share and should do more to the development of their own armed forces, less entitlements and take care of themselves, that is not a big thing to ask, they lead, we back them. Good on him.

You think the Russians don't also have dirt on the RNC? You think the Trump campaign is such a tightly run ship? After all, it took the Trump people a couple of days to figure out how Melania's speech was plagiarized.

Well, they do, but I think they equally despise Hillary and who doesn't? Come on, Melania a break, when Obama plagiarized his speech, not a word from the left.

Keep in mind that just very recently Trump suggested that the US stop supporting its allies in NATO. Sweet music to Putin's ears.

Again, if they don't pony up.

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@Wc626 yeah really want to ride that train...where is it going again...Hard work Law and Order yes sounds great!!See once you kick out all the illegal immigrants there will be lots of hard work to do!Because there is a reason why they hire illegals to do that kind of work...because its hard...and nobody wants to do it...

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Trump NEVER said, he wouldn't back up NATO, it's just they have to carry their fair share and should do more to the development of their own armed forces, less entitlements and take care of themselves, that is not a big thing to ask, they lead, we back them.

Trump is almost never specific about his policies, yet he recently mentions NATO and cutting back support for Ukraine. Then leaks supposedly perpetrated by Russia come perfectly timed at the start of the Democratic convention. Now it's coming to light that the people who lent him money back in the day when no respectable institution would had ties to Putin... Someone really want's Trump to be president.

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Rotten Clinton likes to build bridges. She should build a prison. Both her & Debbie Shultz could be cell mates. LmFao!! "Lock them up !! Lock them up !!"

Isn't it fishy how after resigning in the midst of a "scandal" Rotten Clinton hires Schultz onto her campaign?? The American voters are SEEING this clearly. Crooked Hillary alright. "Lock them up"

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if they don't pony up.

Trump is the first presidential candidate ever to propose such a thing. Why now?

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@WCGo D. Trump!! Join the Trump train !!

Many right wing reactionaries have lauded Tsar Putin, who according to some reports has connections to the Don. Are you onboard for a TrumpPutin led new world order train? Is Putin right wing reactionary enough for you?

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Keep in mind that just very recently Trump suggested that the US stop supporting its allies in NATO. Sweet music to Putin's ears.

That's the least of our worries. The democrats want to let in the Islamic Trojan Horses. Sweeter music to ISIS' ears.

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Seems more for the anti-pc white trash crowd.

Is there anyone else in Trump's base?

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The democrats want to let in the Islamic Trojan Horses.

Simply false.

Back to this issue of being 'rotten'. Some facts. Trump openly admires Russian dictator Vladimir Putin. Trump calls NATO 'obsolete'. Trump hires Paul Manafort, who was once a campaign advisor for pro-Putin Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych (as well as a lobbyist for Ferdinand Marcos and Mobutu Sese Seko, among other despots).

A vote for Trump is a vote for Putin, in more ways than one.

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New day, new posts from delusional republicans. Thriving on negativity and spewing nonsense wherever they go while following their cult-leader, D.T.

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@PT. Dont agree with Putin. But he's a respectable leader who actually leads. Obama doesn't have that trait.

You guys give Mr Obama special dispensation. Obama can forge a deal with "Death To America" chanting Iranians?? But yet you bash Trump?!

Ohh, the hypocrisy here. Throw Obama in Hillary's prison cell too. Lock them up, all of them. Shultz too.

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Trump's new derisive nickname for Clinton - 'Rotten'

He's not exactly a beacon of intelligence, but in this case he's spot on.

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Trump is almost never specific about his policies, yet he recently mentions NATO and cutting back support for Ukraine. Then leaks supposedly perpetrated by Russia come perfectly timed at the start of the Democratic convention. Now it's coming to light that the people who lent him money back in the day when no respectable institution would had ties to Putin... Someone really want's Trump to be president

So wait a Minute....you are implying Trump had the Wikileaks info and decided to go public and blame it on the Russians? Wow! And I thought I had seen it all.

Many right wing reactionaries have lauded Tsar Putin, who according to some reports has connections to the Don. Are you onboard for a TrumpPutin led new world order train? Is Putin right wing reactionary enough for you?

Proof please, if not, it's just pure speculation, but I understand why liberals are trying their best to throw a smear campaign. We are so used to this from the left. Once again, ghetto politics wins

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Proof please, if not, it's just pure speculation, but I understand why liberals are trying their best to throw a smear campaign. We are so used to this from the left. Once again, ghetto politics wins

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/cover_story/2016/07/vladimir_putin_has_a_plan_for_destroying_the_west_and_it_looks_a_lot_like.html

Interesting, though a long read. Bear with it if you can. Something with smoke and fire...

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Every politician is rotten.

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So wait a Minute....you are implying Trump had the Wikileaks info and decided to go public and blame it on the Russians? Wow! And I thought I had seen it all.

No... I was implying that Trump and Putin may be helping each other out. Man, your comprehension and analytical skills are something else...

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it's just pure speculation

Trump's military advisor Ret. Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is also a fan of Putin's authoritarianism. He has been a frequent guest on RT, Putin's propaganda network. Last year Flynn attended a gala dinner to celebrate RT and was seated very close to Putin himself.

If you're not concerned about Trump's coziness with the Russian dictator, you may want to ask yourself why you even bother with democracy anymore. For all your talk about Obama being a 'tyrant', it's pretty amazing that you're opting for Trump. “On January 21st of 2017, the day after I take the oath of office, Americans will finally wake up in a country where the laws of the United States are enforced.” There's a subtext to that sentence that's pretty scary.

Dont agree with Putin. But he's a respectable leader who actually leads.

There you go.

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****To the core!

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Then leaks supposedly perpetrated by Russia come perfectly timed at the start of the Democratic convention

Well, the documentary "Clinton Cash: "Devastating" Documentary Reveals How Clintons Went From "Dead Broke" To Mega Wealthy" was released yesterday. Did Putin do that to?

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@FizzBit

I don't know if you noticed, but Clinton has a lot of enemies besides Russia. I'm not the one making these claims. The information is slowly coming out. It seems like some of the people Trump borrowed money from also have connections to Russia. And you have to admit it's odd how "No Specifics" Trump started talking very specifically about NATO and Ukraine recently. Putin may have Trump by the Pokeballs. But I admit it's just speculation now.

Aren't you usually all about conspiracy theories? Is Trump immune to that too?

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The master communicator has done it again.

If you are wandering what I mean by that, you may start looking at everything that Obama, Clinton, Trump has been and is doing is nothing but using communication methods and techniques to bring attention to each other. One must paint a good and positive picture of him/herself and a bad and negative picture of the other.

Just as Obama refused to identify Jihadists as Radial Muslim Terrorists which "softens" the role of Islam and Muslims as a whole, the opposite is possible. By identifying and naming someone positively or negatively, especially negatively, both the person naming and the named (exposed) person gets the front row seat in the eyes of the listeners. Trump used that technique often used by children to get "attention".

Both Trump and Cruz and all the GOP candidates during the primary used names to paint a poor picture of each other. So did Clinton and Sanders, In fact every media pundit used "labels" which is in fact a "name" (a nickname is no different) to identify the candidates.

In communication, a simple, to the point naming a person that identifies that person's character is much more efficient (uses the least number of words to describe and justify) and effective (gets the attention and forces listeners think) than listing all the faults. If that word is offensive or outlandish, the better, because it gets the attention of both the public and the opponent being so identified.

Better yet, during the election process, such rhetoric gets the media attention and thereby free advertising and exposure, while the name forces and requires all listeners to at least try to confirm the facts behind the name used. That will automatically "expose" the facts behind whatever the reason that name was used.

The issue is not the name calling. It is what that name "exposes". It exposes both the name caller and the named. Trump uses that to get "questions" which in his position must answer. That also gets attention. Then his replies also gets attention. If he stays on topic and gives out factual information, then the name used can be "justified" and the negative impact goes to person so named.

That is a masterful communication technique used very effectively.

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Trump's bankrupt numerous companies while others have foot the bill, you don't conduct business like this unless your full of lies and morally rotten yourself. The advantage Trump has he has the money for the best lawyers/accountants to keep him out of prison.

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From Trump's vocabulary and diction, it's clear that he picked up his English listening to Brooklyn Dodger fans razzing players on the visiting team at Ebbets Field. The man is not just a buffoon, but an obnoxious buffoon, and the people who support him, for whatever reason, appear prepared to give up on their country and turn it over to a con artist.

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Funny you mention that. The Black / Latino voters support the Oakland Raiders. Those fans are felons, gang members, very dangerous people. The want "free" stuff. Not Trump supporters.

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If you're not concerned about Trump's coziness with the Russian dictator, you may want to ask yourself why you even bother with democracy anymore. For all your talk about Obama being a 'tyrant', it's pretty amazing that you're opting for Trump. “On January 21st of 2017, the day after I take the oath of office, Americans will finally wake up in a country where the laws of the United States are enforced.” There's a subtext to that sentence that's pretty scary.

Ahh...So now the people that support the party of socialism and income redistribution and Marxism is now accusing the party capitalism to be in bed with leader of the largest communist nation. Boy, a lot of static when people wear those tin foil hats.

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The "felons, gang members and very dangerous people" you mention make no pretense of who they are, and are not running for public office.

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"Ahh...So now the people that support the party of socialism and income redistribution and Marxism is now accusing the party capitalism to be in bed with leader of the largest communist nation"

Hasn't Fox told its audience that Russia isn't a communist nation?

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The way Putin confiscates money and bribes and other things from people you would think otherwise. But it's always nice to have liberals talk about a subject they are all TOO familiar with

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"The way Putin confiscates money and bribes and other things from people you would think otherwise."

No, you wouldn't. Russia under Putin is not a communist nation. I can understand your partisanship when you crazily equate Bernie Sanders to Josef Stalin but I can't see that being a factor here.

It's stunning that you wrote that. Try writing "Russia, the largest communist nation" in one of your Washinfton Post pieces.

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Clinton has repeatedly denied mishandling classified information. At a March 10, 2015, press conference, she said, “I did not email any classified material to anyone on my email. There is no classified material.” But FBI Director James Comey said that the FBI found that about 2,000 of the 30,490 emails Clinton turned over to the State Department contained classified information, including 110 emails that contained classified information at the time they were sent or received. In addition, the FBI recovered “several thousand” emails that Clinton did not turn over to the State Department, including three that had classified material.

This alone should disqualify her from running for president.

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SWAMI'S THOUGHTS ON CURRENT AFFAIRS: As the 2016 US election process reaches the final show down stage between the two parties - Democrats and Republicans - it seems there will be many such exchanges which could be construed character assassination! One wonders why this 'character assassination' creeps in every democratic election wherever it is held across the world!

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They're all corrupt politicians who only care about maintaining the network of fraud they support on both sides. Trump is not one of them and will shake it up, I don't care what he says or does, he's the person for that seat. Crazy hair, insults and all.

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How about the gender card? Hmmmm.....naw, Ivanka completely debunked that myth.

She embodies that "myth".

Trump is a flat-out misogynist and will pay a heavy electoral price for it.

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No, you wouldn't. Russia under Putin is not a communist nation.

Ok, for liberals argument, Russia is a Socialist State, correct? They do wholeheartedly believe in HEAVY and MASSIVE income redistribution, correct.

I can understand your partisanship when you crazily equate Bernie Sanders to Josef Stalin but I can't see that being a factor here.

Not a partisan, but Stalin and Sanders, the only difference is Sanders is honest about his intentions about adding more to the deficit.

It's stunning that you wrote that. Try writing "Russia, the largest communist nation" in one of your Washington Post pieces.

I keep forgetting Democrats and liberals are not good at humor, as well as math

She embodies that "myth".

So that's why she's so popular? The woman is becoming a rock star and good for her.

Trump is a flat-out misogynist and will pay a heavy electoral price for it.

If the polls, the emails, her untrustworthiness which is sky high, the DWS debacle, general polls that show people trust Trump more when it comes to the economy and overall homeland security, Bernie Sanders follower if those are indicators of what's to come, seems like Hillary might pay a very heavy price for it.

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If the polls, the emails, her untrustworthiness which is sky high, the DWS debacle, general polls that show people trust Trump more when it comes to the economy and overall homeland security, Bernie Sanders follower if those are indicators of what's to come, seems like Hillary might pay a very heavy price for it.

Sure, she will pay a price for past actions, her politics, and her attitudes, as any politician should do. What she won't do is lose entire (and crucial) sections of the electorate by being constitutionally incapable of controlling her yap. If you try and find the worst thing Clinton has said about a man, it isn't going to sound a tenth as bad as Trump's jibe about Megyn Kelly, and "blood coming out of her whatever", or about Carly Fiorina, "Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that?". I realize that his wonderful "lack of PC" and refusal to apologise is like catnip to you and likeminded people, but it isn't to a lot of the population, because the world has moved on since 1962. Trump has grown up believing that none of this, or even basic rules of social courtesy, applies to him, and while he was a businessman in charge of his own companies, and surrounded exclusively by sycophants, cash worshippers, and yes-men, that to a large extent was true.

It won't be true in the political arena, and it won't be true on election day. He needs the woman vote, and except for a small proportion of masochists, he won't be getting it. The same applies to other sections of the electorate. His policy of making enemies out of absolutely everybody will ensure his defeat.

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Too bad Hillary won't stoop his to his kindergarten level and start calling him Donald Dump. It would be pretty funny.

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Nah, Ossan, that would be pretty lame.

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Every time Trump comes up with another childish, schoolyard smear for someone, he issues a press release.

Is this really a leader? (I think the GOP has just made a blunder of EPIC proportions. Shhh...don't tell them yet.)

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"Every time Trump comes up with another childish, schoolyard smear for someone, he issues a press release."

What I don't get is who this kind of thing appeals to. My guess is the stupid, the ignorant and the childish but I've been told Trump supporters aren't like that many times by posters here. One anti-pc crusader launched into a tirade about elitism the other day when someone pointed out some interesting facts about people of a lower educational level supporting Trump.

Does anybody have an idea of who this kind of thing appeals to?

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"I think the GOP has just made a blunder of EPIC proportions"

Nah, yabits, that would be if the GOP nominated Lyin' Ted. The blunder of EPIC proportions will be when the Democratic Party nominates Crooked Hillary Rotten Clinton, who, incredibly to people who, incredibly, adore her, is actually trailing the Trumpster as we speaks.

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Trumps most recent brain fart. He is a child in a grown ups world.

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The defenders of Trump seem to spend an inordinate amount of time -- years even -- in search of false prophets. I'm old enough to remember the 1964 election, when Barry Goldwater's candidacy produced a similar fanatical gleam in conservatives' eyes. Goldwater's campaign slogan was "In your heart you know he's right." (To which cynics promptly added, "Yes, extreme right.") The words 52 years ago were different, but they appealed to the same kind of delusionary fantasies as platitudes like "Make America Great Again."

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What I don't get is who this kind of thing appeals to. My guess is the stupid, the ignorant and the childish but I've been told Trump supporters aren't like that many times by posters here.

They appeal to the people that woke up as Obama collectives and realized that there is life outside the Unicornverse and that life doesn't have to be about being afraid to speak your mind and that it's perfectly ok to have an actual opinion for once.

One anti-pc crusader launched into a tirade about elitism the other day when someone pointed out some interesting facts about people of a lower educational level supporting Trump. Does anybody have an idea of who this kind of thing appeals to?

Insulting and mocking people with opposing points of views is the hallmark of the left and part of their collective DNA and part of their overall nature. Whether a person is book smart and the other person has street smarts, the person with street smarts can always survive and make it in life, the president is a book smart person, which would explain his constant incompetence that has lasted for the last 8 years.

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Hasn't Fox told its audience that Russia isn't a communist nation?

Iran sponsors terrorism. Did anyone tell Obama/ Kerry that info as the got bent-over by the Mullahs?? No vasoline.

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@bass4funk

That doesn't matter.

It definitely does matter. This is what Trump will find out to his cost, not that I think he much cares if he loses. In previous elections, candidates have been careful to bring on side as many women, African Americans, and Hispanics as they can get. There's a reason for that. Trump has managed to permanently piss off all three groups repeatedly.

His idea of just winging it isn't going to get him the presidency, nor is suddenly he going to pull "becoming more presidential" out of his ass. It isn't up there. All he's got to offer is his own rancid personality.

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Whether a person is book smart and the other person has street smarts, the person with street smarts can always survive and make it in life,

When people decide that there is more to life than a street-level existence stripped of knowledge ("book smarts") and culture, they form communities and start to uplift themselves and society. They will always be subjected to the people who want to keep things at street level. When Trump is concerned, gutter level is a better description.

That's the problem: Once people rise above the gutter, knowing how to survive and make it in a gutter no longer holds appeal. People who live at gutter level are always pointing at people out of the gutter as "elites," as if their gutter was somehow superior to a life where art, knowledge, and culture are prized.

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It definitely does matter. This is what Trump will find out to his cost, not that I think he much cares if he loses.

I really doubt it. If anything, Hillary has a lot more to be concerned. With everything that's going on and from what it looks like, information about her foundation MIGHT surface, if it does, it's nighty night.

In previous elections, candidates have been careful to bring on side as many women, African Americans, and Hispanics as they can get. There's a reason for that. Trump has managed to permanently piss off all three groups repeatedly.

Yeah, but he ginned up the White vote, particularly White men and evangelicals, that's how he can make that up which is what he is doing as well as independents. If Trump were in trouble and I have been doing this for 25 years. Hillary would be a mile away and they are neck and neck and that is NOT good news for the Democrats and if you are Hillary, you would be teed off. If she is over 15-20 points in every single poll, but they are too close.

His idea of just winging it isn't going to get him the presidency, nor is suddenly he going to pull "becoming more presidential" out of his ass. It isn't up there. All he's got to offer is his own rancid personality.

It's the people that will get hm elected, so if you don't like it, get his poll numbers down, but as of now, he is doing exceptionally well and good on him.

I'm sure you'd agree this kind of name-calling is stupid, ignorant and childish. It seems to follow that people who find this attractive are attracted by stupidity, ignorance and childishness.

Hmmm, not buying it.

Disliking Obama and enjoying Trump's vulgarity and stupid, puerile comments are not the same thing. You despise Obama with the fury of a thousand Benghazi firefights but you're not attracted to this kind of thing. Who is?

I dislike Obama's policies, I dislike how he looks down on people that disagree with him, I hate that he's the most partisan president we have ever had, I dislike that he's stubborn about everything and refuses to work with his fellow GOP and please don't even try to make the excuses he did, he did not and the GOP would never go with policies that go against their ethics, constituents or their personal convictions, Obama NEVER tried to reach a middle ground and the same goes for at that the once held Democratic Senate that was overseen by that dreaded Harry Reid.

You once posted that all liberals have no morals. That's about as dismissive, stupendously general, insulting and hysterically partisan as any post I've come across on this site.

Oh, you think so? It's pretty much the same thing that liberals say to conservatives on a daily basis. The thing is, when liberals do it, it's always seen as acceptable and when conservatives do it, then we get the about comment.

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sorry to note the way mr Trump addresses his important opponent candidate. Appears he never much talks about what he could do for fellow Americans,

May be bankrupt perhaps. This is first time any presidential nominee talks i saw in the USA.

Christian ethics is ' Love thy neighbor as thyself' where that commandment gone? i wonder. If he cannot love or like a fellow American ho can we call such person is really American, i some times wonder. I am very sorry when I see a man that too an American talk so low of fellow American woman, so rashly.

I wonder would Americans tolerate!

May God Bless him. Aleulia

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If you're not concerned about Trump's coziness with the Russian dictator, you may want to ask yourself why you even bother with democracy anymore. For all your talk about Obama being a 'tyrant', it's pretty amazing that you're opting for Trump. “On January 21st of 2017, the day after I take the oath of office, Americans will finally wake up in a country where the laws of the United States are enforced.” There's a subtext to that sentence that's pretty scary.

Well, if you remember back in the day on "The Simpsons" cartoon there was that awesome episode with Sideshow Bob running for public office and his best quote came up.

"We all know you secretly long for a cold hearted Republican to lower taxes, brutalize criminals, AND RULE YOU LIKE A KING!"

After the Bush Jr. Admin. Being ruled over like kings by the elitist majority of Republicans at the time didn't turn out so well for those not in the 1% now did it.

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Trump is the last person I can think of who should 'win' insult politics.

Just starting with his appearance. Trump is fat, cheeto-faced, and has an strange animal living on his head.

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What nickname do you give to a businessman who has filed for bankruptcy no fewer than S I X T I M E S??

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If you're not concerned about Trump's coziness with the Russian dictator, you may want to ask yourself why you even bother with democracy anymore.

This is what gets me, because the liberals or to put it more correctly, DEMOCRATS always the sneaky cheats they are, did everything they could to undermine Sanders and to blow his candidacy out of the water and the Wikileaks cables proved that, but now what does the party does that loves and embraces socialism, they try to blame the party that embraces capitalism that they are bed with the socialists. Jeez, you just can't make this stuff up. And again, this is why the people are taking a deeper look at the Democrat Washington establishment gang. I want ONE liberal on this site to give concrete evidence that Trump or anyone in the GOP had a hand in it and you all know you can't. Yeah, Hillary supporters might think that garbage, but sensible people don't. Russia has their own self-interests for doing what they did. Because they hope if Trump becomes president that he might be a guy that wouldn't defend the Baltic States or NATO, that's what they're banking on. Also, if the opposite happened, don't even think the liberals wouldn't dance in the streets praise the Russians a bit, but because it happened to the Democrats, you all are crying foul and it's funny, the FBI wasted NO TIME jumping on this case, NO TIME. Again, more and more people are seeing and taking a deeper look at the ethics of the Democratic party, seeing that the system is rigged and seeing DWS say those things and being highly partisan, she is fired from the DNC steps down and then gets snatched up by Hillary and officially working for her. WTF??? Yeah, the optics of that looks really good. Keep going, the Democrats just might destroy themselves (and that would be a good thing)

For all your talk about Obama being a 'tyrant', it's pretty amazing that you're opting for Trump. “On January 21st of 2017, the day after I take the oath of office, Americans will finally wake up in a country where the laws of the United States are enforced.” There's a subtext to that sentence that's pretty scary.

That we will finally have law and order instead of anarchy right now or liberals are afraid that they rule of law is, do as you feel, what you want, whenever you want. That is the real scare!

Well, if you remember back in the day on "The Simpsons" cartoon there was that awesome episode with Sideshow Bob running for public office and his best quote came up. "We all know you secretly long for a cold hearted Republican to lower taxes, brutalize criminals, AND RULE YOU LIKE A KING!" After the Bush Jr. Admin. Being ruled over like kings by the elitist majority of Republicans at the time didn't turn out so well for those not in the 1% now did it.

And under Obama it became a disaster.

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What nickname do you give to a businessman

And what nickname do you give to someone as crooked as Hillary? The beneficiary of a rigged primary designed to unfairly deny Sanders an honest run? Yeah, mm-Hmm. Cat got ur tongue.

In addition to HRC being locked-up, they ought to toss in Debbie W. Shultz too.

What nickname do you give to HRC, who got rich with cheating husband giving speeches and endorsing special interests to get even richer & richer?? Blood money.

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they try to blame the party that embraces capitalism that they are bed with the socialists. Jeez, you just can't make this stuff up

You just did. Russia is not a socialist country, and hasn't been for about a quarter of a century.

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Funny how Sanders put Trump on blast over environmental issues. Yet Hillary, his crooked rival who unfairly beat her, dogged Green Peace and all the other tree huggers in favor of XL Pipeline years ago.

Yes, that's right folks. Eco-friendly HRC got rich on that deal too. Why was hubby in Canada getting rich giving "speeches" prior to the deal?? There's ur crooked Hillary. Go Trump 2016!!

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Addressing backers in an overly warm ballroom in Roanoke, Virginia, the Republican presidential nominee on Monday lashed out at Clinton as low-energy and needing naps. He argued that she dropped her maiden name of Rodham because it sounds like Rotten.

Trump sounds no different than a little school girl or boy. Calling people names while not mentioning one solid bit of policy can get pretty lame quickly. But I guess that's Trump's strategy. Also, when Trump learned that Kaine was going to be her running mate, all he could come up with for a comment is, "Weird little dude, I don't know what's going on there." Huh?

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You just did. Russia is not a socialist country, and hasn't been for about a quarter of a century.

Oh, I did? So you're saying Russia has free elections, they embrace capitalism and free market unconditionally and that life in Russia is good, high quality living and free from corruption? Freedom of speech and Everyone has equal rights and it's a utopian society. That's what you're trying to sell....I mean, tell me?

Trump sounds no different than a little school girl or boy. Calling people names while not mentioning one solid bit of policy can get pretty lame quickly. But I guess that's Trump's strategy. Also, when Trump learned that Kaine was going to be her running mate, all he could come up with for a comment is, "Weird little dude, I don't know what's going on there." Huh?

So what are Hillary's policies? Can you please tell us?

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accusing her of disloyalty for not protecting outgoing Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz following the release of hacked emails that suggest some DNC staffers favored Clinton over Sanders.

So leaked emails indicate some unethical behavior at the DNC, and Trump attacks Hillary for not saving the DNC Chair (Wasserman Schultz). Had Hillary protected Wasserman-Schultz, does anyone doubt that Trump would be attacking "Crooked Hillary" for doing just that? Have conservatives really sunk that low?

As it's likely agents of the Russian government who conducted the successful hacking operation, it becomes critically important for Trump's tax returns to be released so that it can be determined if the connections between Trump and Russian oligarchs loyal to Putin are as extensive as alleged by conservatives such as George Will.

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Wc626JUL. 27, 2016 - 07:49AM JST

And what nickname do you give to someone as crooked as Hillary?

Whatever nickname you like but if you're a candidate for political office and you have any class, professionalism or maturity you keep it to yourself.

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It does not take much to bring out the haters here. Donald T Rump did us a favor by revealing how many fools and kooks are hiding among us.

And they seem to be proud of their lack of character.

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A guy with a fourth-grader mentality to be the president of the US? The US has seriously declined since I studied there in 1999. Is everything he says as inaccurate as what he said about Japan?

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I think it's hilarious and quite a fitting nickname. Hillary IS rotten. You guys defending her need to wake up and smell the coffee, the woman's as evil as evil politicians come in this day and age.

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the funniest part of Hillary being so rotten is that so many people that were for wiki leaks are now against wikileaks and now endorsing Rotton Clinton. the democrats point to everyone else but themselves. Totally imploding into the corruption the clames they were so much against.

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First it was crooked. Now its rotten.

Next week it'll be something else.

But by November, we all know what it will be:

Madame President.

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A study was done on what major demographic in the USA supported Trump, well it was no surprise when they found that Redneck White Trash were just a hankering to vote for him.

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