Monday, February 1, 2016

Cheap Seat Report: Dump Donald Trump Edition

At a church visit this weekend Donald Trump confused the communion plate with the offering plate. Apparently neither of the two Corinthians were there to help him out. During the sermon the pastor stated that he knew the presence of God was with them. Trump immediately stood up and waved to everyone.

 Trump Taj Mahal is going to have an Open Strip Club. Maybe Jerry Falwell Jr will run it

 "Unless I win, I would consider this a big, fat, beautiful—and, by the way, a very expensive—waste of time." -- Donald Trump about Iowa this weekend which if you are an Iowan isn't flattering. SO if he loses he will go on twitter and call Iowa all kinds of insults, tell his Trumpees to boycott the state, and then tell everybody that Iowa tried to borrow money from him once.

On Face The Nation today, Donald Trump said he agrees with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on trade. He just said the difference between him and Sanders is that he will make better deals.
And then added: "I will appeal to Bernie Sanders supporters." <<---Smart people already knew how appealing he would be to a Democrat.

 Do not take Bob Dole serious if you have a history of heart problems. If Bob Dole trends on social media for more than four hours consult your doctor

 Donald Trump is picking the Broncos to win over the Panthers in the Super Bowl. What this means is that if the Broncos lose he will call them losers and idiots, tell all his Trumpees to boycott them and claim they once came to him for a donation.

 There are many reasons for conservatives to reject Trump's candidacy. Chief among them is to affirm that the Constitution should never be seen as in impediment to effective democratic governance but rather as the source from which it flows. Trump condemned Pam Gellar's "Draw Mohammed" event in Texas saying it provoked the ISIS wannabe attackers, instead of standing on her freedom in the first amendment.  Trump has also stated that he could get a lot more  things done  if it weren't for the Constitution.

 Many Iowa papers are endorsing Hillary as the Democrat nominee but even though I'm not a Democrat I think they're overlooking the guy who has been a long proponent of liberal causes, who has helped fund Hillary's campaigns, and would likely do the best to further the DNC's agenda: Donald Trump.

 “A fool and his money are soon elected.” ― Will Rogers

 About that debate Ronald Reagan skipped: 
That debate was the first Republican primary debate since 1948. .It was sponsored by the Des Moines Register and was untelevised. Reagan was not in a petty feud with the Des Moines Register at the time. His campaign manager simply believed that as the front runner, Reagan was above the debate. Reagan didn't skip it because he thought someone was going to ask him a tough question. Reagan never ran away from a challenge.and certainly would not have been afraid of Megyn Kelly. We wont know for sure, but I suspect that if he was in a feud with the Des Moines Register,  it would have been all the more reason for him to go. Also...only 5 of the 9 Republicans in the primary showed up at that debate. Trump is no Reagan.

Trump wins the debate he didn't attend is a politically stupid statement. You don't win things you don't participate in. Any first grader will tell you that. 

Donations made to the vets at his rally in Iowa had to be given to the Trump Foundation. A possible reason that it is called the "Donald J Trump Foundation" and not the "Donald Trump for Vets Foundation," beyond the political expediency that the latter offers, is that the Donald J. Trump Foundation hasn't given a lot to veterans or veterans groups. The Trump Foundation has, however, donated lots of money to the Clinton Foundation, which is right now helping to fund Hillary's campaign. Nothing like funding your own campaign and your rivals at the same time. The Trump Foundation's $57,000 in donations to veterans groups from 2009 to 2013 amounted to far less than Trump's donations to the Clinton Foundation. "Trump is listed on the Clinton Foundation's donor page as having given somewhere between $100,001 and $250,000," the Daily Caller reported last year.

Anyone who thinks Trump is an outsider needs to check his long history of funding and supporting liberal causes...including the Clinton Foundation. But a vote for Trump is a vote for Hillary. I'm not a partisan. I'm not a member of any party. But I would be OK with several of the Republican candidates if it came down to it. Trump is not one of them.  Trump says one thing one day and then in his long rambling speeches about himself and his polls says something else. Hes a very angry people and attracts angry mobs. Low information mobs, but angry.  Trump lives in a perpetual state of "I said this" and "I deny this" depending on who he is talking to at the time

 CNN has a codependency problem. Trump beats them daily..but they still fawn all over him.

 A vote for Trump IS a vote for Hillary. They are just the same. Out of touch rich people trying to pretend they are "for the people" when bot of them are for themselves. The Trump Foundation which is taking the donations for the "vets" has donated a LOT of money to the Clinton Foundation which is helping to fund Hillary. If Trump would win the nomination. Not voting might give it to Hillary, but voting for Trump is giving it to Hillary light. Hopefully it won't come to that.

 Trumpees just want to "stick it to the establishment." If you criticize them then you become one of the "establishment" according to them. Facts are irrelevant at that point. Trump is their Messiah

 For the record, I sat on the fence about Trump for awhile now. But then a few issues (like eminent domain, Planned Parenthood, etc) made me look a little closer. When he started going after Ted Cruz he crossed the line. Even if I did not like Cruz, the fact that he would play nice with him for months and then stab him in the back was the tipping point. He used Cruz as leverage to gain conservative trust and interest and then knifed him when he became a liability. That is what I think is going to happen to the voters (or just fans--I can't tell what they are) who are pushing for Trump. If he gets elected Trump will knife them in the back. He has a long long history of doing that and he calls it just "doing business" at his rallies and the crowds applaud him. So, weighing all the candidates, Cruz became my choice. And if you're into birther nonsense I am not interested. The choice for who you vote for is yours. I have made mine and it will never be Trump.

Other Voices:

 Nearly 70 percent of Americans said a Trump presidency would make them "anxious." And 30 percent said a Trump presidency would make them "Canadian." -- Conan O'Brien

 Remember the kid whose parents said he floated away in a balloon as a hoax in 2009? Well, Balloon Boy has officially endorsed Donald Trump for president. He was like, "What can I say, I'm prone to getting carried away by hot air." --Jimmy Fallon

 Donald Trump admitted Friday he did not expect Sarah Palin to talk so long when he stood by her at a podium in Iowa Tuesday and received Sarah's endorsement for president. For fifteen minutes he had to stand onstage without talking. Trump calls it the most painful experience of his life. --Argus Hamilton