Oh Great, Now Donald Trump Is Using the Word Rape to Talk About Foreign Trade

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    Appeals to base fear and use of the language of violence are classic Right-wing tactics. It really appeals to that certain segment of the population with the finely attuned lizard brain. This is just another step in the comical tabloid desecent.

    The Donald Trump campaign of 2016 will go down as the biggest slow-motion car crash to date in the history of U.S. politics. It is so fascinating. Pizza Guy, Gingrich - after 2012, I was wondering if Republicans would ever top the absurdity of that season. They have outdone themselves. What could possibly be next? How does it get any worse?
     
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    Left-wing, granola-crunching, limp-wristed environmental whackjobs are always mewling about big corporations "raping the land."
     
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    Good thing we have an entirely separate group of overcompensating wingnuts to balance things out!
     
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    Rape being used in this way does not really make a difference as it is nothing to to with sexuality in this context. Using rape in a sexual context when not warranted is inappropriate IMO like in the below video


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    Don't bring facts to an SJW fight.
     
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    SJWs forced a store in England to change the name of one of their paint colors, rape yellow.
     
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    I drove through this town. The farmers love their rapeseed. Canola oil sounds much better than rape oil, I wonder why they changed it.
     
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    The PC crowd claiming a word can only mean one thing and can only be owned by one group of people and that its insensitive to use it elsewhere.

    Honestly, there is so much wrong about Trump and this is the crap they waste their time and digital space on.
     
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    They are avoiding the real issues because Trump has a better tax plan than all the other candidates.

    If they would honestly focus on his
    policies, they would have to admit that he makes a lot of good points.

    But let's keep it in the gutter please.
    Donnie is the champion of gutter fights.
     
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    http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/publications/analysis-donald-trumps-tax-plan

    I'm suspect someone will respond to this by saying we have to cut those nasty "entitlements". Because who cares if someone else's child starves? Or perhaps they'll mention closing loopholes... because OBVIOUSLY you can trust a man who has made a career out of exploiting the system to fix it...:rolleyes:

    No, I really don't need to overanalyze his choice in words to know that Trump is garbage.
     
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    "Someone elses child is starving" because the parents don't have money.
    If you don't have money then go out and earn some. That's your own responsibility.

    That's what I and everybody else does.

    "Entitlements" are the concept of abusing state power to take other peoples things to give it to people who didn't work for them.

    Only Hobos profit from such a system.



    The fact that you don't want to discuss actual policy speaks volumes.

    Trump's plan will bring tax relief across the board. Not just for top earners:

    [​IMG]

    It is also much more simplified and will save administration cost as opposed to the current system.
     
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    From the article:

    Revolting language notwithstanding, this paragraph sums up the fundamental problem with Trump: He simply doesn't understand how either international trade or foreign policy works.

    First, he seems to equate normal business transactions as theft. When Wal-Mart purchasing agents order products from Chinese manufacturers and agree to pay them, I don't think either party believes that "theft" is occurring. Nor do the ordinary Americans who buy inexpensive Chinese-made goods feel they are being "ripped off."

    Secondly, he appears to believe that the US Government can, should, or will be able to use private commercial transactions as a means of influencing Chinese foreign policy. The Government could threaten to impose tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But I suspect that, should ordinary Americans suddenly see a 45% increase in the costs of products they buy at Wal-Mart and Amazon - they might have a different opinion of exactly whose "piggybank" was being robbed by whom.

    Lastly, and (if possible) most disturbingly, he simply doesn't seem to understand the issue of North Korea very well. How does he propose the Chinese "fix the problem in North Korea"? Does he really believe that China would go to war with a nuclear-powered neighbor on those terms? What does Trump think would happen if China tried to "fix the problem" in North Korea?

    Trump has never answered questions like those. He's never been held to account for his language. Journalists and the participants in the Republican debates let him get away with making unsupported, ridiculous claims.

    There are a lot of very foolish people in this country. And a lot of them are falling for Trump's b/s.
     
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    Ah yes, the old "responsibility" argument. Because it's ALL YOUR FAULT that you got laid off, or sick, or had to work minimum wage because you lacked the skills for a better job, or any other particular reason you might not be able to make enough money to support you and your child which you have no control over.

    You know how I know this ISN'T the Christian nation? Because I'm a bloody Jewish Atheist and I understand the message of the Biblical Jesus better than half this country!
     
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    Save the pseudo religious mumbo jumbo!

    If you want a regime that exploits working people to feed bums and idiots, then move to europe.

    I have decades of first hand experience with this.
    In europe 90% of the population is force-dependend on the state.
    And those who don't work are mostly not sick at all.
     
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    And why are you still there? Why haven't you moved to the US?
     
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    I have.
     
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    Ah yes, finishing off with the old "if you don't like it, go to another country". How about NO? This is the country I was born into. A country whose SOCIALIST POLICIES to care for the sick and poor far predate my birth. By saying we should eliminate those policies, YOU are the one trying to take away MY country. So let me ask you, why don't YOU leave? Go establish your "pure Capitalist society" in some backwater land. PROVE it is superior to the mixed system that America has long since embraced!
     
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    Oh right, you are an immigrant. And yet you are suggesting natural born citizens should leave if they don't agree with you?
     
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    That sums it up nicely.

    The US was founded upon freedom, not socialism.

    It's the only place on earth with freedom of speech and various other freedoms.

    If people like you don't like this, then please leave.
     
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    To translate

    He feels that the annual $365bn cash deficit with China is wrong (does not include other items like interest payments)

    Most Americans agree

    Donald has colourful language. Those that like his fresh approach vs those that like PC TelePrompTer politicians are well established on this forum and that debate will not be solved here
     
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    Did you ever wonder why New York became the largest and most prosperous city in the United States?

    Because at the time of the America Revolution, it certainly wasn't. Boston,
    Charleston and New Orleans were far bigger, and handled far more merchant shipping and commerce.

    The reason New York City became the most important city in the world is because in 1818 NY Governor DeWitt Clinton (no relation) persuaded the legislature to spend the then incredible sum of $7 million to build the Erie Canal. Being able to transport goods from Ohio Valley (at the western end of the canal) via barge, rather than ox- or mule wagon made it economically feasible for farmers in the growing middle-west to get their products to market. The reason the US began to become a world economic power was because of a fundamentally socialist Government-sponsored infrastructure project.

    I'd note also that the building of the Erie Canal was also possible only because a vast influx of immigrants. The Scots-Irish and German laborers who dug the canal and built the locks, entirely by hand.

    The economic history of the United States is built upon a series of such government-funded infrastructure and technology projects: The Transcontinental Railroad; the Panama Canal; the Rural Electrification program; the Tennessee Valley Authority; the Interstate system; NASA; and the Internet itself. All built and paid for by Government spending programs.

    The US might have been founded on fuzzy intellectual concepts like "freedom" (written by men who often owned slaves). But it was largely built upon massive Government infrastructure spending.
     
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    The US was founded by a bunch of radicals who overthrew their government. If you don't like people trying to change their government, then please leave.
     

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