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  • Donald Trump Says Protesters Are Violating His First Amendment Rights

    03/20/2016 3:15:15 PM PDT · 73 of 185
    john mirse to john mirse
    NOTE: June 16, 2016. To help the reader of this message to better understand my message, he should keep this date in mind. This was the first day of Trump's campaign and also the day that he uttered his now famous phrase "they're rapists."

    ******

    CORRECTION: My mistake. I meant June 16, 2015, not 2016.

  • Donald Trump Says Protesters Are Violating His First Amendment Rights

    03/20/2016 3:01:15 PM PDT · 62 of 185
    john mirse to drewh
    Anti-Trump protesters: I would like to ask an anti-Trump protester questions about the moment in Trump's 69 years when he believes Trump turned into a horrible racist.

    ( I like Trump, but I don't agree with everything he says. )

    NOTE: June 16, 2016. To help the reader of this message to better understand my message, he should keep this date in mind. This was the first day of Trump's campaign and also the day that he uttered his now famous phrase "they're rapists."

    Back to my question: So when do you---the anti-Trump person---believe that 69 year old Trump first became a racist?

    Do you think that it occurred a long time ago, or did it occur more recently, say, about 9 months ago on June 16, 2016, the first day of Trump's campaign, when he startled the world by suddenly announcing on national tv that Mexicans "they're rapists"?

    Myself: I find it difficult to believe that 69 year old Trump who has no history of being a racist before June 16, 2016 woke up on June16, 2016--- the first day of his campaign---and suddenly turned into this crazy 69 year old racist who, according to anti-Trump people, hates all Mexicans. It makes no sense to me.

    So, I would like to ask an anti-Trump protester: When do you think that Trump first started to believe that ALL Mexicans were criminals, drug dealers, and rapists?

    1. That is, how long do you believe that 69 year old Trump has been a racist? Just for a few months or for most of his 69 years?

    2. Maybe you believe that Trump became a terrible racist way back during his teenage years at a military school?

    3. Do you have any evidence---like written material or eyewitness testimony---that 69 year old Trump was a racist way back even in military high school?

    4.. Or, maybe you believe that Trump quietly developed his racist views during his first two college undergraduate years when he studied at Fordham Catholic University in New York before transferring to the famous Wharton finance school in Philadelphia for his last two years of undergraduate studies? Yes, it must have been those horrible Catholic priests who first taught Trump to be a racist. Yeah, right.

    5. Or, maybe you believe that Trump developed his racist views----especially against Mexicans----his junior and senior years at the famous Wharton School in Philadelphia? Do you have any evidence that young Trump held racist views---especially against Mexicans----while at Wharton? Like the testimony of former classmates, or some papers he wrote for some classes.

    6. Or, maybe you believe that 69 year old Trump developed his racist views about Mexicans while working the past 30 years in the construction industry, when he worked so much with Mexicans and other minorities and came to hate them.

    7. So, again, I would like to ask an anti-Trump protester the following question: When do you believe 69 year old Trump first started expressing his racist views----especially his racist views about Mexican immigrants?

    8. Finally, I challenge anti-Trump protesters with this statement: If you cannot find any evidence whatsoever that Trump has a history of hating Mexicans during his 69 years BEFORE June 16, 2016---the first day of Trump's campaign---then it would be absurd for you to conclude that 69 year old Trump suddenly turned into a crazy 69 year old racist OVERNIGHT on June 16, 2016.

  • Black Dems aren't turning out for Hillary like they did for Obama (they're down 35-40 percent)

    03/18/2016 5:46:27 AM PDT · 27 of 38
    john mirse to Vaquero
    Black Dems aren't turning out for Hillary like they did for Obama (they're down 35-40 percent),

    This could change the whole complexion of the race!

    ******

    Why do 70 % of black Americans hate Trump so much and call him a racist? Is it because they are upset with Trump over his recent David Duke controversy? Probably.

    NOTE: I like Trump, but I am not comfortable with a lot of things he has said and done in his past.

    To the 70% of black Americans who hate Trump, I ask you to think about the following about Trump:

    1. 30 years of hard work: Trump has spent the past 30 years working hard to build a vast business empire.

    2. Obviously, during those 30 years, Trump has employed many blacks and other minorities to help him build that empire, and, as far as I know, Trump has rewarded those blacks and other minorities with good wages for helping him build his empire.

    3. My point is this: Before you decide to vote against Trump, you owe it to yourself and your families to take a few minutes to do some research to find out how Trump has treated blacks and other minorities over the past 30 years.

    4. For instance, maybe you know someone who has worked for Trump during the past 30 years. You could ask him how Trump treated blacks over those years. Was Trump fair and respectful to blacks and other minorities? You could ask him if he would work for Trump again.

    5. However, if during your research, you should find out that Trump was a terrible boss and that he has a long history of treating blacks horribly over the past 30 years, then you surely have every right to be angry with Trump, and you should go ahead and vote against Trump.

    6. But what happens if, on the other hand, you find out that Trump has treated blacks and other minorities all over the country fairly and with respect over those 30 years and that he has rewarded the hard work of blacks and other minorities by paying them decent wages?

    7. Then I say this: Before you decide to vote against Trump, you should give him the chance to explain why his Presidency would be very good for blacks and other minorities.

    (Maybe past and present black Trump workers---in order to show people what a fair boss Trump is---should start the following organization and speak publicly about what a good boss Trump is:

    "Past and present Trump black employees for Trump".)

  • Hillary Clinton: US has done a ‘really good job’ securing Arizona-Mexico border

    03/18/2016 12:55:07 AM PDT · 47 of 52
    john mirse to gaijin

    If we are to believe Sanders, Hillary, and pro-amnesty people, there are no criminals, drug dealers, or convicted rapists on that over-crowded train from Central America.

  • Hillary Clinton: US has done a ‘really good job’ securing Arizona-Mexico border

    03/18/2016 12:52:52 AM PDT · 46 of 52
    john mirse to gaijin
    If we are to believe Sanders, Hillary, and pro-amnesty people, there are no criminals, drug dealers, or convicted rapists on that overcrowded train from Central America.
  • Trump Information 'Leaked' by Anonymous Has Been Online for a While

    03/17/2016 11:41:17 PM PDT · 4 of 26
    john mirse to Trumpinator
    Forget Trump's Social Security number. I don't care about it.

    Obama: It's Obama's Social Security number I am really anxious to see.

    Is it really a Connecticut number?

    To Hacker: Can you find Obama's Social Security number? Thanks.

  • Christine O'Donnell slams Trump: 'I can't sit back anymore' (Video)

    03/17/2016 11:12:46 PM PDT · 60 of 87
    john mirse to Citizen Zed
    Why do 70 % of black Americans hate Trump so much and call him a racist? Is it because they are upset with Trump over his recent David Duke controversy? Probably.

    NOTE: I like Trump, but I am not comfortable with a lot of things he has said and done in his past.

    To the 70% of black Americans who hate Trump, I ask you to think about the following about Trump:

    1. 30 years of hard work: Trump has spent the past 30 years working hard to build a vast business empire.

    2. Obviously, during those 30 years, Trump has employed many blacks and other minorities to help him build that empire, and, as far as I know, Trump has rewarded those blacks and other minorities with good wages for helping him build his empire.

    3. My point is this: Before you decide to vote against Trump, you owe it to yourself and your families to take a few minutes to do some research to find out how Trump has treated blacks and other minorities over the past 30 years.

    4. For instance, maybe you know someone who has worked for Trump during the past 30 years. You could ask him how Trump treated blacks over those years. Was Trump fair and respectful to blacks and other minorities? You could ask him if he would work for Trump again.

    5. However, if during your research, you should find out that Trump was a terrible boss and that he has a long history of treating blacks horribly over the past 30 years, then you surely have every right to be angry with Trump, and you should go ahead and vote against Trump.

    6. But what happens if, on the other hand, you find out that Trump has treated blacks and other minorities all over the country fairly and with respect over those 30 years and that he has rewarded the hard work of blacks and other minorities by paying them decent wages?

    7. Then I say this: Before you decide to vote against Trump, you should give him the chance to explain why his Presidency would be very good for blacks and other minorities.

    (Maybe past and present black Trump workers---in order to show people what a fair boss Trump is---should start the following organization and speak publicly about what a good boss Trump is:

    "Past and present Trump black employees for Trump".

  • Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders attack 'pathological liar' Trump over violence

    03/15/2016 12:12:40 AM PDT · 41 of 41
    john mirse to detective
    So, Sanders calls Trump a "pathological liar"?

    It got me to thinking: Has Sanders ever spread any lies about Trump since Trump entered the presidential race way back in June 2015, about 9 months ago?

    Yes, he has.

    He has lied over and over that Trump said that ALL Mexicans were criminals, drug dealers and rapists. He has also implied that Trump was talking about all Hispanics, not just Mexicans from Mexico.

    (To Mexican-American voters I say this: Before you decide to vote for or against Trump, take another close look at Trump's working relationship with the hundreds of Mexican-Americans who have worked for him over his 30+ years in the business world. Then ask yourself: Has he been a fair boss or a terrible boss? Maybe you know someone who has worked for Trump during those 30+ years. Surely, he would know if Trump treated Mexican-Americans fairly or terribly.)

    (Note: I like Trump, but I still have problems with some things in his background like the Trump University issue and his four bankruptcies.)

    Still, it disgusts me so much to watch Sanders and Hillary lie about Trump's Mexican comments in order to gain Mexican-American votes for the Democrat Party, I feel that I must speak up and say something.

    (Do you remember this? Trump made his Mexican comments way back on the first day of his campaign in June 2015 when he had no experience handling his enemies. However, nine months later, he seems to have become a quick learner, because he seems much better in fighting off his enemies than he did when he started his campaign nine months ago.)

    1. Sanders and Hillary are liars for the following reason: They continue to spread the untruth that Trump says that ALL Mexicans throughout the world are criminals, drug dealers, and rapists.

    2. In repeating the lie over and over, Sanders and Hillary violate the ten commandments:: "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor."

    3. Apology? At the very least, Sanders and Hillary owe Trump an apology for spreading the untruth that Trump hates Mexicans everywhere and that Trump condemns all Mexicans as rapists.

    4. Inciting Spanish-speaking people to riot? Sanders' and Hillary's Trump lies are also very dangerous, because such lies could easily incite Spanish-speaking people to start riots against Trump and threaten Trump with bodily harm, all because they believe the lies about Trump spread by Sanders and Hillary.

    5. I was convinced that Sanders was a liar after I thought about the following:

    6. Trump's 30 years of running businesses all over the country. Some were successful, and some were not.

    7. As far as i know, during those 30 years, Trump NEVER insulted, abused, or mistreated any of his Mexican-American workers.

    8. I wonder about this:

    Why would Trump risk destroying 30 years of business empire-building by suddenly accusing ALL Mexicans of being criminals, drug, dealers, and rapists? It makes no sense.

    9. The simple answer is this: Trump said no such thing, contrary to what Sanders, Clinton, and anti-Trump people want us to believe.

    10. NOTE: To talk show hosts I say this: Do your moral duty. Ask Sanders and Clinton the following question: "Do you really think that Trump believes that ALL Mexicans throughout the world are criminals, drug dealers, and rapists?"

    You need to ask them this question in order to get their opinion on the public record.

    11. I was completely sure that Sanders and Hillary were liars after I looked at the following info:

    Mexico's population: 120,000,000 million

    United States Mexican-American population: 35,000,000 million

    12. Insulting my intelligence? Sanders and Hillary insult my intelligence by trying to convince me that Trump really believes that ALL 120 million Mexicans in Mexico and ALL 35 million Mexican-Anericans---even those Mexican-Americans whose family history goes back many generations----are criminals, drug dealers, and rapists.

    13. Don't Sanders and Hillary realize how absurd, laughable, and ridiculous they appear when they insist that there are no criminals, no drug dealers, and no rapists in Mexico, especially after we see above that there are 120 million people in Mexico?

    14. Surely, after seeing the facts above about Mexico's population, reason dictates that we conclude the following: Among the 120 million people in the vast Mexican countryside there has to be at least one criminal, one drug dealer, and one rapist somewhere, contrary to what Sanders, Hillary, anti-Trump people , and pro-amnesty supporters want us to believe.

    15. Illegals are pure as the driven snow? Sanders, Hillary, and anti-Trump people also insult my intelligence by trying to convince me that the 120 million people in Mexico---and the hundreds of Mexicans waiting to sneak across the border as I type this message---are pure as the driven snow.

    16. That is, Sanders and Hillary are trying to tell us that ALL 120 million Mexicans are so pure as the driven snow and so goody-goody that there no criminals, no drug dealers, and no rapists in Mexico. Yeah, right.

    17. Oceanfront property to sell : If Sanders and Hillary believe that in a Mexican population of 120 million people, there are no criminals, no drug dealers, and no rapists, then I would like them to look at some great oceanfront property in Kansas.

    18. I just had a very strange idea: Is it possible that Sanders and Hillary could be wrong when they claim that 120 million Mexicans are pure as the driven snow?

    19. That is, is it at all possible that some/many of the illegals from Mexico and Central America are not as pure as the driven snow as Sanders and Hillary claim?

    20. My goodness, is it thinkable that some of those illegals from Mexico and Central America---contrary to what Sanders, Hillary, and pro-amnesty people claim---actually have criminal records back in their home country? What an amazing discovery.

    21. Sarcasm: Surely we must wake up Sanders and Hillary immediately to tell them the sad news before they go to their graves believing that all illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America are pure as the driven snow, when in reality, some of the 120 million Mexicans are actually criminals, drug dealers , and rapists in their home country.

    22. Men from Central America with all those tattoos: I wonder if Sanders and Hillary believe that all those tattooed men we see on those overflowing trains from Central America are pure as the driven snow?

    23. I wonder what Sanders and Hillary think about all those men with tattoos all over their bodies sitting on those overflowing trains from Central America? Do they ever think that some of those men were gang members back home and had criminal records?

    24. I doubt if they even think about those overflowing trains from Central America, because Sanders and Hillary continually tell us that everyone on those trains are pure as the driven snow and so have no criminal records back home.

    25. Sadly, I think that Sanders and Hillary will continue to live in their little fantasy world, where ALL Mexicans and people from Central America are pure as the driven snow, and where criminals, drug dealers, and rapists simply don't exist in Mexico and in Central America.

    26. Finally, as I said in the beginning, Sanders and Hillary continue to disgust me as I watch them lie over and over about Trump's Mexican comments in order to win votes for the Democrat party in the Spanish-speaking world.

  • 'Mitt Romney is a stiff': Donald Trump launches flurry of attacks before Romney's big speech

    03/03/2016 6:52:12 AM PST · 25 of 29
    john mirse to maggief
    Trump vs Romney:

    1. If I were Trump, I would simply say nothing and avoid Romney completely, and then I would watch Romney disappear quietly into the good night. I wouldn't bother with him.

    2. If I felt that I needed to respond publicly to Romney's criticism, I would say something like this:

    "Sorry, but Romney has nothing to say that I would be interested in.

    "I just don't have the time or energy to waste responding every few minutes and every day to Romney's criticism of me.

    "I'm sorry Romney, but I'm so busy running for President of the United States that I just don't have the time or energy to waste responding to your criticisms of me.

    " God bless."

  • Romney calling Trump 'phony,' urging Republicans to shun him

    03/03/2016 6:41:59 AM PST · 67 of 114
    john mirse to Enlightened1
    Trump vs Romney:

    1. If I were Trump, I would simply say nothing and avoid Romney completely, and then I would watch Romney disappear quietly into the good night. I wouldn't bother with him.

    2. If I felt that I needed to respond publicly to Romney's criticism, I would say something like this:

    "Sorry, but Romney has nothing to say that I would be interested in.

    "I just don't have the time or energy to waste responding every few minutes and every day to Romney's criticism of me.

    "I'm sorry Romney, but I'm so busy running for President of the United States that I just don't have the time or energy to waste responding to your criticisms of me.

    " God bless."

  • O’Reilly Dismisses Trump KKK Controversy as ‘Complete Non-Story’

    02/29/2016 10:34:39 PM PST · 46 of 68
    john mirse to dlt
    Is Trump a racist? To me, the more important question is this: Is Trump a racist employer?

    (Note: I like Trump, but I don't agree with everything he says. For instance, I don't agree with Trump if he has anything good to say about Planned Parenthood.)

    Back to my question: Has Trump been a racist employer over the 30+ years he has run his many businesses?

    1. Has Trump employed many minorities, especially blacks, over the past 30 years? Or, has he employed very few?

    2. Has Trump intentionally ordered his people to hire few minorities over the past 30 years?

    3. Has Trump treated his non-white employees with fairness over the years, the same as he treated his white employees?

    4. Has Trump paid his non-white employees a decent and fair wage/salary over the past 30 years, the same as he paid his white employees?

    5. Has Trump given his non-white employees a fair opportunity to move into supervisory positions, the same opportunities he gave his white employees?

    6. Do Trump projects have a safe and welcome environment for non-white employees?

    7. Do past and present non-white employees---for the most part---have good things to say about the working conditions at Trump projects?

    8. My suggestion to Trump advisors: Bring present and past non-white employees together to tell their stories on how well Trump treated most of his non-white employees, especially his black employees.

    9. An idea: Trump could gather past and present workers---minorities and non-minorities---in small groups throughout the country and allow reporters free access to the workers. The reporters could ask if working conditions were good or bad. For instance, The reporters could ask the workers if they would work for Trump again.

    10. Trump and David Duke-KKK controversy. My point is this: If Trump can show that he has treated his non-white employees fairly during the past 30+ years, such proof could go a long way to quiet his present David Duke-KKK controversy.

    11. NOTE: If anybody reading this message has ever worked for Trump over the past 30+ years---especially if you are black or any other minority--- why don't you tell us about your experience, good or bad? Thanks.

  • Why no one should be surprised that Donald Trump didn’t disavow the KKK (Race card is no surprise)

    02/29/2016 4:01:58 PM PST · 31 of 44
    john mirse to Kid Shelleen
    Is Trump a racist? To me, the more important question is this: Is Trump a racist employer?

    (Note: I like Trump, but I don't agree with everything he says. For instance, I don't agree with Trump if he has anything good to say about Planned Parenthood.)

    Back to my question: Has Trump been a racist employer over the 30+ years he has run his many businesses?

    1. Has Trump employed many minorities, especially blacks, over the past 30 years? Or, has he employed very few?

    2. Has Trump intentionally ordered his people to hire few minorities over the past 30 years?

    3. Has Trump treated his non-white employees with fairness over the years, the same as he treated his white employees?

    4. Has Trump paid his non-white employees a decent and fair wage/salary over the past 30 years, the same as he paid his white employees?

    5. Has Trump given his non-white employees a fair opportunity to move into supervisory positions, the same opportunities he gave his white employees?

    6. Do Trump projects have a safe and welcome environment for non-white employees?

    7. Do past and present non-white employees---for the most part---have good things to say about the working conditions at Trump projects?

    8. My suggestion to Trump advisors: Bring present and past non-white employees together from all over the country to tell their stories on how well Trump treated most of his non-white employees, especially his black employees.

    9.Trump and David Duke-KKK controversy. My point is this: If Trump can show that he has treated his non-white employees fairly during the past 30+ years, such proof could go a long way to quiet his present David Duke-KKK controversy.

  • Rubio releases partial tax returns

    02/27/2016 6:25:43 PM PST · 46 of 64
    john mirse to plain talk
    well it’s a start. Now Trump and Cruz need to get theirs in.

    ******

    In addition, Hillary and Bernie need to get theirs in as soon as possible also.

    I'm sorry to say this: But hell will freeze over before we see Hillary's tax forms before the Nov. elections.

    Still, if the media is going to continue to put pressure on Republican candidates to release their tax forms as soon as possible, then it should play fair by also putting pressure on Hillary and Bernie to immediately release their forms.

  • Trump Needs To Release His Tax Return

    02/27/2016 6:03:11 PM PST · 79 of 275
    john mirse to ObamahatesPACoal

    Hillary’s most recent tax forms: We should pressure Hillary and Bernie to release their tax forms also.

    I bet Hillary’s tax forms would be interesting reading.

    Excuses: I wonder what excuses Hillary will come up with so that she won’t have to release her most recent tax papers?

    Just wondering: Will the income from her speeches to Wall Street companies be listed?

  • Cruz has yet to release promised tax returns

    02/27/2016 5:50:56 PM PST · 60 of 60
    john mirse to M. Thatcher
    I can’t BELIEVE I ever sent this guy money.

    ******

    Hillary? We should pressure Hillary and Bernie to release their tax forms also.

    I bet Hillary's tax forms would be interesting reading.

    Excuses: I wonder what excuses Hillary would come up with so that she won't have to release her last year's tax papers?

    Would her income from her speeches to Wall Street companies be listed?

  • Clinton: I don’t believe I ever lied to the public

    02/20/2016 6:17:47 PM PST · 37 of 39
    john mirse to TBP
    At least, not in the last 30 seconds.

    *****

    Watergate committee: Wasn't young and new lawyer Hillary fired from her job on the Watergate committee?

    Why was she fired? Did she lie to the committee for something?

    20/20 interview: Remember that 20/20 interview with presidential candidate Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary?

    I think Hillary was on the show to defend Bill against media charges that he had affairs with several women.

    I think that Hillary defended her husband by denying that the affairs ever happened.

    As I watched the show, I kept telling myself this: "She knows he had affairs. She knows. I believe she is lying."

    I think that time has proven that Hillary knew about the affairs when she was on that 20/20 show and that she lied on that show about what she knew about Bill's affairs.

  • Trump: Would Obama have gone to Scalia funeral if it was at a mosque?

    02/20/2016 5:33:24 PM PST · 36 of 37
    john mirse to Clintonfatigued
    Trump scores another one. I hope this gets plenty of ink in South Carolina.

    *****

    Just wondering. What about Rev. Wright? He of "come home to roost" fame?

    Suppose Wright had been the one who suddenly died instead of Scalia?

    Do you think Obama would have rushed to be present at the good Reverend's funeral in Wright's hometown of Chicago? Or, would he send someone to represent him, like VP Biden?

    I bet that Obama and Michelle would be the first ones in line.

  • This Canadian Island is offering refuge if Trump wins

    02/18/2016 11:36:23 PM PST · 29 of 77
    john mirse to Springman
    To bad I didn’t know about this place when Barry was elected.

    *******

    Sadly, people probably knew more about Canadian Cape Breton in 2008 than they knew about Barry Obama when he was first elected president in 2008.

  • This Canadian Island is offering refuge if Trump wins

    02/18/2016 11:18:57 PM PST · 22 of 77
    john mirse to Olog-hai
    Cape Breton has yet to experience the full force of the coming ravages of the Justin Trudeau tenure.

    ******

    Cape Breton officials should be careful not to upset and criticize Trump too much, because billionaire Trump might release his wrath on the place by deciding to buy it in the near future. Just having some fun.

    Seriously, I bet that the people of Breton would be more than happy if Trump decided to build a tourist attraction like a lavish hotel, resort, and shopping complex in relatively unknown Canadian Breton.

  • Coulter: Trump is right — end Muslim immigration to US

    12/09/2015 9:19:32 PM PST · 27 of 40
    john mirse to conservative98
    Trump and Daily News sick headline, Dec. 9,2015.

    “When Trump came for the Mexicans, I did not speak out, I was not a Mexican. When he came for the Muslims, I did not speak out, as I was not a Muslim...

    Two can play this game of presenting a variation of the famous anti-Nazi speech and poem, 1930s.

    Here is my 2015 version:

    1. “Iraq: When the radical Muslims came for the Jews and Christians, I did and said nothing, because I was not Iraqi, and because I lived far, far away in the comfort of my home in the good old, all-powerful United States.

    2. “Syria: When the radical Muslims came for the Jews and Christians in Syria, I said and did nothing, again, because I was not Syrian, and because I lived far, far away in the comfort of my home in the good old United States.

    3. “Turkey: When the radical Muslims came for the Jews and Christians in Turkey, I said and did nothing, because I was not Turkish, and because I lived far, far away in the comfort of my home in the good old United States.

    4. “France: When the radical Muslims came for the Jews and Christians in France, I said and did nothing, because I was not French, and because I lived far, far away in the comfort of my home in the good old, all-powerful United States.

    5. “Great Britain: When the radical Muslims came for the
    Jews and Christians in Great Britain, I said and did nothing, because I was not English, and because I lived far, far away in the comfort of my home in the good old, all-powerful United States.

    6. “Germany: When the radical Muslims came for the Jews and Christians in Germany, I said and did nothing, because I was not German, and because I lived far, far away in the comfort of my home in the good old, all-powerful United States, and if I was not going to help Jews and Christians in France and Great Britain, why should I change my mind and
    help the people in Germany.

    7. “United States:Then the radical Muslims came for the Jews and Christians like me in the United States-—no one said or did anything, because there was no one left to speak for me or to help me.”

    NOTE: The famous speech “First they came...”in the Nazi-era. 1930s.

    Pastor Martin Niemoller (1892-1984)

    Wikipedia: “about the cowardice of German intellectuals
    following the Nazi's rise to power and the subsequent purging of their chosen targets, group after group...”

  • HILLARY CLINTON REQUESTED BOOK WITH TIPS ON ‘HOW TO DELETE SOMETHING SO IT STAYS DELETED’

    08/13/2015 11:54:02 AM PDT · 35 of 45
    john mirse to Cats Pajamas
    Man you are on top of it. FBI needs to check her library books checked out.

    ******

    "Art of the Deal": I think that Hillary checked out this book written by some guy named Trump. I never heard of him.

  • Hillary Clinton email probe turns to Huma

    08/13/2015 11:30:31 AM PDT · 22 of 90
    john mirse to Candor7
    Hilolita! Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood are on yur server and eating yur cookies!!

    Thank you Huma!

    ******

    Weiner: Isn't she married to former Congressman Wiener from New York.

    I hope that Wiener has not given her some bad advice on how to handle this server problem.

  • Jesse Ventura open to playing second banana on Trump ticket

    08/12/2015 4:46:25 PM PDT · 33 of 73
    john mirse to WilliamIII
    “These insiders to our government, you’re right Roger, Trump has scared the hell out of them, because as you said, they can’t control him,” Ventura said.

    *******

    Black Lives Matter thugs: Maybe Trump could use ex-Seal Ventura as a bodyguard in case the thugs from Black Lives Matter rush the stage and try to take the microphone away from Trump like they recently did against Sanders.

  • Pat Buchanan on Donald Trump: He's Headed to the Finish Line

    08/12/2015 3:59:42 PM PDT · 16 of 52
    john mirse to Jim 0216
    Hope he’s right.

    Hope Trump gets more into less government, more free market economy.

    *****

    Like many people here, I have followed Trump off and on for at least 20 or more years.

    I like Trump. I think he is a great businessman and seems to have great leadership skills. But I must admit that I feel uncomfortable with some things he says.

    Still, I think that if I needed a smart person to handle a small or a big project---construction or non-construction---I would like to find someone smart like Trump to handle it, because I would be pretty sure that it would get done the right way.

    But this is what fascinates me most about Trump up to know during this campaign season: He seems to have so much energy.

    For instance, he appears on a tv show in the morning, and then turns around and appears on another show at night the same day. Then the next day, he flies to another city to give a speech. Amazing.

    Even more amazing, he seems ready to answer all the questions he is asked, and he seems to enjoy answering them.

    On top of going on all those tv shows, he still must find time to keep an eye on all his businesses.

    Trump also seems easily approachable. he seems like a person who is easy to talk to. That is, if I approached Trump and was polite to him, I have the feeling that he would stop for a few minutes and talk to me, a perfect stranger.

    NOTE: I understand that he was a pretty good athlete in high school. Maybe all those workouts in high school helped prepare him physically and mentally for this tough campaign season.

  • Disruption of Bernie Sanders’ speech brings racism front and center

    08/12/2015 9:44:43 AM PDT · 49 of 76
    john mirse to LydiaLong
    Really, if Bernie Sanders can’t even handle a couple of loud mouth brats, how could he cope with a serious crisis as President? He showed himself utterly weak and helpless. Imagine Donald Trump allowing these two brats to upstage him.

    ******

    If Sanders---who seems like a good man---is frightened and backs away every time black brats/thugs---American citizens who should know better---confront him until they get their way, then how in the world is elderly "President" Sanders going to find the energy and courage to stand up to real, vicious thugs from Russia and Iran when they attack him day after day. Sad. Sad.

  • Study Shows That Universe Is Dying [We Are All Doomed]

    08/12/2015 8:59:12 AM PDT · 64 of 70
    john mirse to Purdue77
    Should Purdue beat ND this year in football then expect great fireworks from the heavens. And the Universe shall be born anew.

    ******

    I live a long ways from Indiana. I have never been to Indiana or to Purdue. I wish I could visit South Bend, home of Notre Dame and Ruddy! Ruddy! some day.

    Just wondering. Does the great engineering university Purdue still have a football team? I thought that they stopped playing football years ago. Sorry. Couldn't resist.

  • Study Shows That Universe Is Dying [We Are All Doomed]

    08/11/2015 9:58:07 PM PDT · 56 of 70
    john mirse to Purdue77
    f the Eagles, Jets, or Bucs win the SB then expect the end of the universe sooner than later.

    *******

    Notre Dame: What happens if my all-time favorite team---Notre Dame---wins the National College Football playoffs? Do you think that the end of the universe will come to an end then?

  • Study Shows That Universe Is Dying [We Are All Doomed]

    08/11/2015 3:27:03 PM PDT · 44 of 70
    john mirse to Purdue77
    How much longer do I have?

    Do you think that God will wait until after football season?

  • ‘Top Secret’ emails found as Clinton probe expands to key aides

    08/11/2015 3:11:55 PM PDT · 32 of 127
    john mirse to CivilWarBrewing
    Top Secret/(Codeword): It refers to a secret list of expensive DRESSES hidden way back in Hillary's home closet that she is too embarrassed to wear in public, because she knows that she does not look good in a dress when she goes out in public.

    Pantsuits: If Hillary wins the election, I hope that she wears a dress to her inauguration and does not embarrass us by wearing one of her ugly pantsuits that we see her wearing all the time.

  • Obama Signed Off on Iran’s Right to Nuclear Program in Secret 2011 Talks

    08/11/2015 10:04:28 AM PDT · 12 of 12
    john mirse to sheikdetailfeather
    Misleading the Nation: Obama Signed Off on Iran’s Right to Nuclear Program in Secret 2011 Talks

    *******

    Trump? My response is how I think Trump would respond:

    "Obama and his staff---sad to say---have no negotiating skills whatsoever. Obviously, Obama is in way over his head when it comes to this Iranian deal.

    "The Iranians saw a sucker right away in Obama, and they ate him alive. Sad. Sad. Poor Obama."

  • Jeb Bush Defends Megyn Kelly As ‘Most Professional, Talented Journalist’

    08/10/2015 4:00:01 PM PDT · 58 of 76
    john mirse to Dr. Thorne
    “Megyn Kelly is probably the most professional, talented journalist on cable television — on television, in America today”

    ******

    I like Kelly. I often watch her show, but I don't agree with everything she says.

    I think that Kelly---I understand that she was a good lawyer in her previous life---wants to be as good a journalist as she was a good lawyer.

    My point is this: I think that Kelly believes that she is a big girl now who can take care of herself and can fight her own battles, thank you.

    So I think she is embarrassed by all these politicians and tv commentators who have suddenly jumped in to protect her against bad boy Trump, when she has not asked for any help in handling bad boy Trump.

    I believe that she wishes that people would just leave her alone so that she can do her journalist job as best she can, even if she makes mistakes along the way.

    I would like to think that she hopes that good-intentioned people would stop trying to protect her at every turn as if she were a weak schoolgirl who needed someone to protect her from the big bad wolf as she walked home from school.

    So, Kelly, I like your show, but if you are going to ask someone like Trump some rough questions, and you want to be a good journalist, then you should be ready to receive rough replies in return.

  • Donald Trump’s companies tried to import at least 1,100 foreign workers

    08/10/2015 12:43:22 PM PDT · 26 of 66
    john mirse to captain_dave
    Aren’t these all legal workers, and wasn’t Trump speaking out against illegal immigrants? So, no problem.

    ******

    I like Trump, but I don't agree with everything he does or says.

    So, I think it would be fair for a reporter to ask Trump to explain his side of this story about bringing in such workers as maids and other hospitality workers.

    For instance, I would like to know why Trump could not recruit American citizens to do the same jobs, with so many Americans looking for decent work. Did he really try hard enough to find good American workers? Maybe he should try harder.

  • Bernie Sanders is now effectively a hostage of #BlackLivesMatter

    08/09/2015 6:42:59 PM PDT · 30 of 35
    john mirse to tflabo
    Bernie the socialist victim of the polar bear hunting treatment minus the sucker punch— just the sucker boot off the stage. Old, feeble, white, jewish guys make a nice target for the BAMish breed.

    *******

    Bernie vs. Russian and Iranian Thugs: If Bernie suddenly becomes so confused and flustered by two arrogant young black women protesters from "Black Lives Matter" and humiliates himself in front of them, I wonder if he has the courage and management skills to go up against the thugs from Russia and Iran, who will try to humiliate Bernie every chance they get.

    Sad to say, but maybe Bernie is just getting too old and too mentally weak to be President of the United States.

  • Shrinkage of breakout time 'emboldens' Iran, Obama says (CNN interview)

    08/09/2015 1:11:50 PM PDT · 13 of 16
    john mirse to BenLurkin
    I'm confused. What happens if the Senate and House both turn down the deal? Thanks.

    1. Money: Will Iran still get the money, which is suppose to be between 60 and 150 billion dollars, if the deal is turned down?

    2. Again, how much money is Iran supposed to get if the deal is approved?

    3. Nuclear weapons: Will Iran develop nuclear weapons within 6 months if the deal is turned down by Congress?

  • Bill Clinton Tells Jeb Bush, “This Trump Thing Will Be Taken Care Of.”

    08/09/2015 12:28:50 PM PDT · 41 of 208
    john mirse to dfwgator
    Sorry. But poor Jeb is too dull for my tastes.

    If Jeb is elected president, it may be an efficient 4 years, but I think it will also be a very dull 4 years. Sorry, Jeb, I hope another Republican is elected president.

    Jeb may have been a good Florida governor, but he seems to lack the good management skills and charisma to inspire the country and to win my vote.

  • Megyn Kelly’s Ex-Husband: ‘She Wanted A Wife’

    08/09/2015 8:36:53 AM PDT · 75 of 137
    john mirse to Jack Hydrazine
    If only she could have been just as tough on the other Pubbie candidates as she was on The Donald.

    ******

    Kelly vs. Trump "blood" comment:

    1. Why doesn't a reporter/tv commentator ask Kelly what she thought about Trump's "blood"?

    2. I think it is a fair question to ask her: Did she believe that Trump's blood comment referred to her period?

    3. So far, I have listened as just about every tv political commentator and Republican candidate on earth has crucified Trump over what THEY thought Trump meant, but I haven't heard one word from Kelly as to what Kelly herself thought Trump said and meant.

    4. Also, political commentators conveniently seem to forget that Trump also described Chris Wallace as having "blood in his eyes".

    5. My point is this: Suppose that Trump had said something like this about Chris Wallace during the CNN Lemon show the night after the debate:

    "You could see the blood in his eyes...wherever."

    Would the anti-Trump people also suddenly jump up and shout that Trump was viciously talking about Wallace's period? I don't think so.

    6. Imagine this happening in the future: We hear President Trump publicly commenting on a recent meeting with Russian leader Putin:

    "Poor Putin. You could see the blood in his eyes and wherever."

    Really, would anyone in his right mind---including Putin himself---think that Trump was talking about Putin's period. Of course not.

    7. Also, Trump has been married several times. Why not ask his past wives and present wife what they thought about Trump's blood comment.

    8. Trump also has grown children, so why not ask them, especially, his daughter, what they thought about Trump's blood comments.

  • Will be doing Meet the Press, This Week and Face the Nation Sunday morning. Enjoy!

    08/09/2015 4:25:37 AM PDT · 72 of 82
    john mirse to 867V309
    Trump and Free Republic: The Trump story has had an exciting run the last few months here on Free Republic.

    For instance, it seems that if the headline of a message includes the word Trump in it---either for or against Trump---the message ends up with so many responses that I find it hard to keep up with most of them. That is, I can't seem to find the time to respond to all the messages I want to.

    Yes, this amazing Trump run has been a lot of fun for a political junkie like me who frequently posts here at Free Republic.

    I just hope that Trump hangs on and stays around as long as he can so that we can continue to have stimulating political discussions here at Free Republic---for or against Trump---during this long presidential campaign season.

    So, with Trump battling the media and his opponents just about every day, it will not be a dull presidential campaign season here at Free Republic, if Trump can stay around for a long time.

  • North Carolina Blue Cross Raises Obamacare Plan Premiums (35%!)

    08/08/2015 5:36:35 PM PDT · 11 of 15
    john mirse to Vinnie
    This is an obvious error. Il Douche’ promised a $2500 savings / yr.

    *****

    Hillary: It's sad to say, but if the election were held tomorrow, there is a good chance that Hillary the liar would win.

  • Clinton campaign Abedin's history at State Department poses liability for Clinton White House bid

    08/08/2015 4:29:44 PM PDT · 11 of 24
    john mirse to 353FMG
    This would be funny: A Muslim, Abedin, would be the straw that would do the most damage to Hillary's campaign.
  • Looting Sweeps Venezuela as Hunger Takes Over

    08/08/2015 10:13:53 AM PDT · 34 of 84
    john mirse to ElkGroveDan
    Sure but at least they are all equal in their hunger, and no capitalist is making a profit. That’s all that really matters.

    ******

    You know what this means: It means a sudden flood of illegal immigrants and asylum seekers from Venezuela in the next few months.

    Obama: I wouldn't be surprised to see our fearless leader Obama send buses and planes to pick up the hungry masses in Venezuela. Oh, well. I guess the only thing we can do is get ready for the flood of new immigrants and greet them with food stamps.

  • 22 Asylum-Seekers From India on Hunger Strike

    08/07/2015 3:28:44 AM PDT · 7 of 9
    john mirse to nickcarraway
    I would like to know how 22 Sikhs got from India to Miami.

    22 Sikhs is a large group. how could such a large group enter Miami in the first place. Did they all fly in together on the same plane? What was their last stop before Miami?

    Where did they get visas to enter the country?

    If they got asylum, how were they going to support themselves?

    Were they trying to get to New York or Canada?

    NOTE: As I understand it, Sikhs from India are not Hindus and not Moslems either. Other than that, I know very little about the Sikh religion. The governor of South Carolina I believe is from a Sikh background.

    Most of them are fair-skinned compared to most other Indians, who are dark-skinned.

    The men stand out because they all wear tight head turbans.

  • Trump's Dominance in South May Force Debate Rivals to Attack Him

    08/06/2015 10:52:22 AM PDT · 26 of 31
    john mirse to john mirse

    This is mirse. Sorry about double post. my bad.

  • Trump's Dominance in South May Force Debate Rivals to Attack Him

    08/06/2015 10:50:51 AM PDT · 25 of 31
    john mirse to RinaseaofDs
    He’ll carry the black vote. That he came out against latinos is strategic. Nobody has black voters backs - neither party. They have black slave owners (Jackson and Sharpton) running the plantation for Democrats.

    *****

    If blacks start believing Trump when he says that he will create jobs and a good life not just for blacks in the South, but for all Americans, then I say that Trump has a chance to win the black vote.

    I believe that many blacks have seen how successful Trump has been in business over the years.

    They have also seen how Trump seems to solve construction and other business problems that other business leaders cannot seem to solve.

    So, if blacks in the South and everywhere else start thinking that Trump can put his money where his mouth is by helping them find good jobs, then I think Trump has a good chance to win the black vote.

  • Trump's Dominance in South May Force Debate Rivals to Attack Him

    08/06/2015 10:47:22 AM PDT · 24 of 31
    john mirse to RinaseaofDs
    He’ll carry the black vote. That he came out against latinos is strategic. Nobody has black voters backs - neither party. They have black slave owners (Jackson and Sharpton) running the plantation for Democrats.

    *****

    If blacks start believing Trump when he says that he will create jobs and a good life not just for blacks in the South, but for all Americans, then I say that Trump has a chance to win the black vote.

    I believe that many blacks have seen how successful Trump has been in business over the years.

    They have also seen how Trump seems to solve construction and other business problems that other business leaders cannot seem to solve.

    So, if blacks in the South and everywhere else start thinking that Trump can put his money where his mouth is by helping them find good jobs, then I think Trump has a good chance to win the black vote.

  • Obama Defends Iran Deal with Falsehoods and Slurs

    08/06/2015 7:36:07 AM PDT · 23 of 29
    john mirse to Ray76
    “That means this deal is not built on trust; it is built on verification. Inspectors will have 24/7 access to Iran’s key nuclear facilities.” “Put simply, the organization responsible for the inspections, the IAEA, will have access where necessary, when necessary.” Obama; July 14, 2015; http://time.com/3957036

    *******

    No American inspectors allowed? I heard that Iran will not allow any American nuclear inspectors. That is, when an international atomic commission group of inspectors is allowed to enter Iran to perform inspections, no Americans will be allowed to be part of the group.

    As I understand it, Iran says that it will only allow inspectors from countries with whom it has diplomatic ties.

    So Iran says that since it does not have diplomatic ties with The United States, it will not allow any inspectors in the country from the United States.

    I think Iran pulled a trick on Obama and Kerry---I think that Obama and Kerry were caught by surprise---when Iran suddenly announced that they would deny access to American inspectors.

  • Obama Defends Iran Deal with Falsehoods and Slurs

    08/06/2015 7:11:09 AM PDT · 22 of 29
    john mirse to MarvinStinson
    "We have achieved a detailed arrangement that permanently prohibits Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.”

    *****

    I don't understand this Obama statement.

    1. "permanently"? I thought that Iran will be allowed to develop nuclear weapons in 15 years.

    2. Could someone please explain to me what Obama meant by "permanently"? Thanks.

  • Doral council votes 3-2 to let Donald Trump keep the key to the city

    08/06/2015 5:04:32 AM PDT · 6 of 9
    john mirse to SoFloFreeper
    Maybe Trump should think about pulling out of Doral, Florida and taking all his investments, employees, and employment opportunities with him.

    If I were Trump, I wouldn't do business with some place that did not want me around. I would go somewhere that welcomed me and my business warmly.

  • Retake millions of jobs from China? Unlikely: Trump's deal-making no match for economic forces

    08/05/2015 11:16:25 AM PDT · 27 of 37
    john mirse to Vigilanteman
    Our company actually outsourced some work to Indonesia and ended up bringing it back because the cost savings wasn't work the wait and inflexibility. We are not alone.

    *****

    How about this for a good start for newly-elected President Trump: President Trump is able to use his excellent negotiating skills to bring back just 1/2 of the foreign jobs?

    Maybe Trump's excellent negotiating skills will save him: For instance, suppose, on the one hand, President Trump cannot not keep his word, and he fails in his attempt in trying to bring 100% of the foreign jobs back to the United States?

    But what if, on the other hand, President Trump could use his outstanding negotiating skills to bring just 1/2 of foreign jobs back to the United States.

    To me that would be a good start and a great accomplishment for President Trump.

    Also, foreign countries might be happy to receive at least 1/2 of the jobs, when there was a chance that President Trump might get mad enough to decide that he was going to work overtime to give foreign countries even less than 1/2 of the jobs he originally was willing to give them.

    Foreign leaders might even come to think that they out-negotiated the Great Donald Trump at his own game, when in reality it was Trump who outfoxed the foreign leaders, because he never believed that he could bring all the jobs back to the United States as he had promised, in the first place.

    Yes, if President Trump could use his excellent business negotiating skills to bring back at least 1/2 of foreign jobs to the United States, it would be a great accomplishment for new President Trump.

  • Exclusive-Donald Trump: I Hope Debate Stays On "High Level" But If They Go Negative (Shorten)

    08/04/2015 3:46:03 PM PDT · 17 of 21
    john mirse to Biggirl
    Trump and illegals who cross the Mexican border into the United States:

    1. "Murderers" and "killers": Has Trump ever used these terms as anti-Trump people say he did?

    2. Trump's announcement that he was running for president: I have read his announcement over and over, but I don't see the terms "murderers" or "killers" in his statement.

    3. Did Trump use the terms "murderers" or "killers" in describing illegal immigrants either before or after his presidential candidacy announcement? I can't seem to be able to find any accurate information about whether or not Trump used those words in the past or in the present. Thanks for your help.

    4. If Trump did use those words, could you please post it here or tell me where I can find Trump's statement where he used those words. Thanks.

    5. NOTE: I like Trump, because I believe that he would be a good leader, but I don't agree with everything he says.

  • Jeb Bush unveils 6-point immigration border security and enforcement plan

    08/03/2015 7:39:54 AM PDT · 11 of 17
    john mirse to jimbo123
    This really is good news. I, for one, will sleep better at night knowing that Jericho is alive and well and living in Zimbabwe.

    *****

    Jeb might end up being a good president, but personality-wise, I find him very dull. So while his 4 year term might be efficient, it will probably be dull, also.

    Spanish: And if he dares to take the oath of office in Spanish, he would insult a lot of Americans who don't speak Spanish.