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Hillary/Trump Debate LiveBlog: Round 3!

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IT’S FINALLY ALMOST OVER.

Join us at 10 minutes to 9 pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 19th, for our LIVE coverage of the THIRD Presidential Debate. There will be alcohol. And almost certainly YET another Trump meltdown. But at least it’s the last one!!!! Sweet mercy is almost here!

LiveBlog: Democratic National Convention #DemsInPhilly

Hillary Clinton shatters the Democratic glass ceiling.

It’s official, the glass has been shattered. Hillary is our only hope left.

The journey to the dark side is almost complete…

Trump wants Russia to hack our government officials’ emails. If ever there was a doubt before, it’s BEYOND official. We’re with her. #NeverTrump

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We never thought it had much of a chance, unfortunately. It was a valiant effort from our brothers and sisters at the convention floor today and during the Rules Committee meetings last week, but it’s been clear for a long time that Donald Trump has some kind of horrific blackmail images of Reince Preibus assaulting a baby seal while pledging allegiance to the Taliban.

This website was set up in May, with the sincerest hope that we would never actually reach this point. We have been dreading this every moment of every day since the Indiana primary farce.

And yet, here we are.

It's going to be a long couple of weeks.

It’s going to be a long couple of weeks.

Now what, guys? There’s no one left to stop this insanity. The fight on the floor of the convention at least showed the world that we are NOT a united party. So there’s that. But it’s time to get serious.

With word out there from Trump’s ghostwriter that if he wrote “The Art of the Deal” today he would call it “The Sociopath,” what are we to do? Fall in line with these Soviet-style tactics from the Republican “leadership” ? Vote for Donald Trump to gain command of the most powerful military in the history of humanity? NO THANK YOU.

It may take a lot of alcohol, but we’re with her.

Embrace the horror and keep checking back here for updates from us as we live blog our way through what is sure to be a disgusting Donald Trump nomination acceptance speech on Thursday night.

Oh and if you’re out there today (or any other day) chanting “We want Trump” – you are a huge tool. Vote for the guy grudgingly if you must, but to be INSPIRED by this con man thief? GTFO of here.

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#NeverTrump: Why as a Republican I can never vote for Donald Trump

#NeverTrump

Donald Trump is the worst major candidate of my lifetime, maybe anyone’s lifetime. That’s why I’m #NeverTrump.

 

Editor’s note: I was recently told by a family member that the reason I’m #NeverTrump is because of his obnoxious “TV persona” as opposed to the actual “substance” of his campaign. This post (and in fact this entire website) was my response. Feel free to fact check anything here, it’s all accurate.

 

My opposition to Donald Trump’s candidacy is about much more than just his TV persona and his divorces. Oh my. So much more. For the sake of argument let’s, for a minute, discount his past behavior. That means ignoring the following:

 

His Past Behavior

 

Five bankruptcies (for a guy whose main claim to fame is his “genius” business mind), multiple divorces (and disgusting behavior on his part that led to them), the TV persona, his fake alpha male, fake tough guy, fake testosterone “I’m a better man than you” routine which makes me sick, running Atlantic City into the ground, RAMPANT support for eminent domain (which I HATE) when the only “public good” is for citizens named Donald Trump – despite running as the nominee of the party that supposedly cares about individual rights!

But wait, there’s more…

The Trump University scam, vitamin scam, multiple brands the he blessed with his name being run terribly, usage of illegal immigrants to build Trump Tower, being obsessed with Obama’s birth certificate and making it a campaign issue in 2012 (not even 2008 when it might have mattered!), being open to the idea that autism might be related to vaccines along with 9/11 conspiracy theories, opening up a mortgage company in (late!) 2006, contributing money to Democrats and Republicans including to HILLARY CLINTON HERSELF IN 2008!! Saying that Hillary is a “great” Secretary of State… AFTER THE LIBYA MESS!!!!! And on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on…

 

#NeverTrump

What would Ronald Reagan say about Donald Trump? #NeverTrump.

His Positions

 

But let’s discount that. Let’s JUST talk about what he SAYS he’s going to do. Let’s assume for a minute that he BELIEVES ANY of what he says. He’s suddenly pro-life, he suddenly loves the Bible, he suddenly cares about the border. After 70 years he’s suddenly a born-again Republican. All of these things he’s suddenly so passionate about…let’s examine his “platform” and see if I agree with what he wants to do:

 

National Defense

Let’s start with the most basic thing a President needs to do. Keep us from being murdered by foreign states. His plan for keeping us safe is to…………

…ban Muslims? That’s Trump’s plan? Actually is that even his plan anymore? How will he determine who a Muslim is, exactly? He will order the military to kill wives and children of terrorists? Does it matter that that’s an ACTUAL war crime? He wants to get out of NATO? He thinks we shouldn’t have soldiers in Germany and South Korea? That Japan and Saudi Arabia should get their own nukes? Is he #$%#$^ING KIDDING ME???? The US is no longer interested in nuclear non-proliferation for the first time since…1945? This is actual insanity.

Then he wants to “bomb the $#!% out of ISIS” and wipe them out – but not commit ground soldiers. This is impossible. He also wants to “take the oil” from Iraq and Syria where ISIS is. Also without ground troops somehow. How will he defend the oil fields while the oil is being loaded onto the trucks? Who knows. This is impossible. And also immoral.

And that’s aside from his incoherence on the “nuclear triad” and on literally EVERY. SINGLE. QUESTION he has even been asked about foreign policy or national defense. I watched every Republican debate except for one. He knows nothing. And his “foreign policy team” (I’ll hire the best people, the best) includes a kid who lists Model UN as a major accomplishment. In 2012!!!!! Another guy on his team is a Lebanese former militia man who may have been involved in the Sabra and Shatila massacres. He’s not hiring the best people. He’s NOT. He’s hiring the WORST people!!! And his incoherence on these issues make it clear that he’s unfit to be Commander-in-Chief.

 

Israel and the Middle East

Which brings me to the Middle East. Trump says that “no one is more pro-Israel” than he is because he was the Grand Marshal of the Israel Day Parade in 2004, which he claims was a “dangerous” time to be pro-Israel. What is he even talking about? But anyway…up until his AIPAC speech, his position on Israel was to be neutral. Let’s even assume that he has “evolved” on this topic over the past…..month? Two months? Whatever.

His Middle East policy of non-intervention and his general attitude towards our allies would make things EXPONENTIALLY worse for Israel and for us. He wouldn’t have done the Iran deal, but now thinks we need to keep it. His abandonment of Egypt, Jordan and other moderate Arab nations means they will have to get their own nukes to counter Iran’s program. It means we will cede these countries into Russia or China’s sphere of influence. Hello Cold War Part Deux!

Trump’s abandonment of “nation building” means that any country we destroy during his supposedly “vicious” attacks on ISIS will become failed states (like what happened to Iraq after we left THANKS OBAMA!!!) and breeding grounds for fanatics. Bad for Israel. Bad for democracy. Bad for stability. Bad for America. JUST BAD BAD BAD.

 

Deficit Spending

He wants to “eliminate the deficit” by cutting taxes in the biggest tax cut ever. How will that eliminate the deficit (when his tax cuts will apparently add $10 trillion to it)? Economic growth “like you wouldn’t believe.” Look I love tax cuts. But for his plan to work, economic growth would have to be about 20% per year. I don’t think I need to tell you that is not only impossible, but would destroy the economy and run up inflation to the point that a loaf of bread would end up costing around $100. “Like you wouldn’t believe” indeed. No thanks. And actually on second thought…his tax plan is actually WORSE than Hillary’s.

 

Illegal Immigration

How about his signature issue, illegal immigration? He wants to build a wall with Mexico that Mexico will pay for. This is impossible. Then, he wants to deport 11 million people. Impossible. But what’s even worse is that he then wants to let a lot of them back in because his “big beautiful wall” will have a “big beautiful door” in it!!! What????? Huh????

 

International Trade

Trump wants to stop “China and Mexico” from “winning” all the time. Let’s forget for a moment that he could right now bring hundreds of jobs back to America without any red tape or Congressional approval…say by opening a Trump tie factory in Utah. Why doesn’t he just do that? Pay minimum wage. Just show people you’re serious about ANYTHING YOU ARE SAYING. ANYTHING. ANYTHING!!!!! But I digress.

What’s his plan to solve the trade deficit? Freeze Western Union payments to Mexico. Impose a massive tariff on imported goods from China. The first idea is impossible and insane and communist. The second idea…you want your prices on goods made in China to increase by roughly 45%? iPhones? Computers? Cars? Garlic? That would destroy the economy. Half the country would not be able to make ends meet…or companies would go bankrupt trying to make ends meet and lay off millions of people. Also, this is basically communism, did I mention that already?

 

Healthcare

He’s going to get rid of Obamacare and replace it with…what? Single payer system? He doesn’t want people “dying in the streets” – so is he guaranteeing them coverage? Isn’t that Obamacare? Lines around the states? Opening up coverage across state lines and increasing competition? Uh, ok. But that’s not going to be enough at this point to undo the last seven years of skyrocketing premiums. They should have done this in 2009 – when Republicans supported that plus tort reform being included in any healthcare legislation. Now, it’s too late to just fall back on seven year old ideas. No serious plan here. At all.

 

Abortion, Gay Marriage, 2nd Amendment

Social issues…he thinks women should be punished for getting abortions. But he’s pro-choice. Wait, no he isn’t, he’s pro-life. But he supports Planned Parenthood. Gay marriage, guns, what does he think about them? Who will he appoint as Supreme Court justices? Does he even know? He thinks judges “sign bills” and thinks his sister would make a great Supreme Court justice. She’s a huge liberal. But then he says he doesn’t want her to be on the Court. And then he talks about gun control with the NRA.

Whatever, I don’t care anyway because I’m pretty agnostic on this stuff. I wish the government would just let us be without telling us what to do. I only bring it up because no one, not you, not his supporters, not EVEN TRUMP knows where he stands on these issues. How can you consider voting for someone who himself doesn’t know where he stands on the issues? I do not know the answer to this question.

 

What would Abraham Lincoln say about Donald Trump?

What would Abraham Lincoln say about Donald Trump? #NeverTrump.

 

His Current Behavior

 

And let’s not give Trump a complete pass on his temperament and behavior. I promised I wouldn’t talk about his TV persona, etc. here and I won’t. Just his behavior during the campaign.

Trump keeps saying he can be “more presidential than anyone but Lincoln”. He can’t. He is unable to resist the urge to respond to any and every perceived slight. Judges, reporters, the handicapped, no one escapes this guy’s ire.

Do you want this guy dealing with world leaders? Putin? Kim Jong Un? Whoever or whatever is in charge of China? I can’t put it past him to tweet a nasty comment @Rouhani or @Sisi or @Trudeau or @WhoeverReallyRunsChina, if trade talks go poorly or if a once-in-a-generation crisis rears its ugly head. Can you? He’s just not responsible. He won’t unite the country. He will shoot off at the mouth every single time because he is, always has been and always will be, a tactless oaf. I cannot take that risk.

People who want to vote for Trump often tell me they “don’t believe he’ll be able to do half the things he says, but if he does any of them we’ll be better off than we are now.” WRONG. He won’t be able to do ANY of what he says because a) he doesn’t really believe in what he says, b) they’re mostly illegal under US law and c) voting for someone because you DON’T BELIEVE THEY WILL DO WHAT THEY SAY IS THE DUMBEST REASON TO VOTE FOR ANYONE IN HISTORY. AND!!!! Even if he COULD do…ANY OF THESE THINGS, they would almost ALL be terrible for the United States and the rest of the world! None of it is good or practical or realistic or possible! None!!

 

#NeverTrump

#NeverTrump means never, right? That leaves us without many alternatives at this point.

 

Worst. Election. Ever.

 

Have you gotten this far? Still reading? Great.

Because know this…I have been waiting for this election since 2008. Everyone knew Obama would win a re-election in 2012. Getting Bin Laden guaranteed it. And I knew that Hillary would almost certainly be coronated in 2016. And I have been waiting…for almost eight years to VOTE AGAINST HER.

With Romney as the nominee in 2012 and the Party moving closer to the center (here comes Rubio! Here comes Jeb! Here comes Kasich! Here comes Christie!) at least with how it communicates its positions…I couldn’t WAIT to see her wiped out in November. Couldn’t WAIT to see her day of reckoning for all the scandals and Benghazi and her embrace of Suha Arafat 20 years ago and her miserable turn as Secretary of State and then the emails…oh how excited I was to see a socially centrist, fiscal conservative, strong national defense candidate EAT HER FOR LUNCH during the debates and finally put an end to the social issue fear mongering of the Democratic Party once and for all.

I thought Jews, after eight years of Obama screwing up the Middle East and stabbing Israel in the back would be able to rally behind a moderate Republican and once and for all break the Democratic Party’s dominance of the Jewish vote (thereby showing them that abandoning Israel costs them votes!!!) going all the way back to FDR, who sat by and let 6 million of us get gassed and incinerated…

 

…and instead I’m going to have to not only vote for her, but ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO DO THE SAME. Do you know how hard this is for me? Do you have any idea?

 

Embrace The Horror

 

Hillary is terrible candidate, but at least she’s a responsible, well-educated person, with a voting record and literally the most experience a person could have going into a presidency. Truthfully her platform isn’t THAT bad for a Democrat, her tax plan wouldn’t affect me personally, even if I don’t think it will make any difference without serious entitlement reform. Her social issues? Eh. Those aren’t issues I vote on. And frankly, what does abortion or gay marriage matter when under a President Trump, Middle Eastern countries are arming themselves with nukes and pulling us into World War 3?

And her foreign policy positions are OK. They’re stronger than Obama’s and I’ve read a lot of articles that talk about how she was always pushing him to be more aggressive on the Arab Spring and stronger in the Middle East. He just didn’t listen because he SUCKS. None of it is anywhere CLOSE to what I want…but at least I know what it is and it should be an incremental improvement over what we have now. $15 an hour minimum wage, free college tuition, blah blah. That’s (hopefully) just to appeal to Sanders gullible voters. Whatever. These are just policy differences with a politician who has a record as a lifelong moderate. Email servers and Benghazi? Two years of investigations haven’t been able to prove anything. And at least I know that in a crisis she would at least think for more than 5 seconds before pushing the button. That alone makes her vastly superior to Trump.

I don’t like Hillary Clinton. I just don’t LIKE her. I don’t TRUST her. I never have. And I REALLY don’t like her Party and the direction it is going. And I can’t stand the fact that with her, the things I prioritize are buried under 100 tons of things she prioritizes that I don’t. But now, I have to hope she wins and does the right thing once she gets into the oval office.

That means doing whatever I can do help that happen. Staying home and not voting is not enough. Wasting my vote on a third party candidate is not enough.

Because for all the reasons I outlined above – and about 1,000 more – I am now and will forever be #NeverTrump. #NeverTrump means never. NEVER. And unlike the frauds in the conservative media or Party “leaders” who use that hashtag as a way to stir up support, I absolutely mean it.

 

-Liran K, Republican voter since 2004

 

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Convention BOYCOTT: The Humiliations for Donald Trump Just Keep on Coming

Are we looking at a Republican National Convention Boycott in the works?

Donald Trump speaking in front of a giant pile of garbage.

The hits just keep on coming for Donald Trump. After a truly putrid month of May and June and nearly 60 days of missed opportunities to unite the Republican Party behind him, at least the presumptive Republican nominee has some positivity in the form of the Republican National Convention to look forward to, right?

Not so fast there, Donny boy…

A recent Politico story confirmed what many of us suspected to be the case since the primary season puttered to a close. No serious Republican wants to be caught within 100 miles of this radioactive sinking ship. The Donald Trump Convention is facing a full-on REPUBLICAN convention boycott.

With the convention less than a month away, POLITICO contacted more than 50 prominent governors, senators and House members to gauge their interest in speaking. Only a few said they were open to it, and everyone else said they weren’t planning on it, didn’t want to or weren’t going to Cleveland at all — or simply didn’t respond.

Ouch. Look, it really isn’t surprising, considering the absolutely tepid “endorsements” and “support” this idiot has received within the party. Just look at this website for crying out loud!

Some choice quotes:

South Carolina Representative Mark Sanford: “I’m not, but hope you have a good Thursday!”

Utah Representative Mia Love: “I don’t see any upsides to it. I don’t see how this benefits the state.”

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley: “The governor has not been asked to speak at the convention and has no plans to.”

Florida Senator Marco Rubio: Has not been asked, but if he did speak it would not be on Trump’s behalf.

South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy: Planning to go to the beach instead.

Ouch, ouch, ouch. It’s actually a little strange that Gowdy would not go since he just wrapped up his massive Benghazi investigation. You would think he would want the national platform, if only to promote his own profile, if not to promote Trump. But he’s down with the #ConventionBoycott too apparently.

Note also the recent news that Henry Paulson (Bush Treasury Secretary), Brent Scowcroft (H.W. Bush National Security Advisor), Christie Whitman (former Republican Governor) and Doug Elmets (Ronald Reagan spokesperson) are all endorsing Hillary Clinton, while George Will (lifelong conservative) is leaving the Republican Party entirely, expect to see more Republicans bailing out of the HMS Trumptanic once he is officially ratified by the party in a few weeks.

A convention boycott looks to sink the Trumptanic.

Trumptanic: The Republican Party in 2016.

Consider this: The two most recent Republican nominees for President will not be at the Republican National Convention. The two most recent living Republican Presidents will not be at the convention. The second (Ted Cruz), third (Marco Rubio) and fourth place (John Kasich) finishers in the Republican Primaries currently have no plans to be at the convention. The Republican governor of the state where the convention is taking place is not going to be at the convention. The current Republican Speaker of the House (Paul Ryan) recently offered to step aside from the chairing the convention.

And in the ultimate rebuke, the “Dump Trump” movement is gaining steam with their “Free the Delegates” campaign. These are conservative, lifelong Republicans like Steve Lonegan, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Erick Erickson all calling for Republican delegates to vote their conscience and nominate someone other than Trump. If carried through, this would escalate the convention boycott into a full-on REVOLT.

How, exactly, is Donald Trump the Republican nominee? Which “Republicans” are he leading, exactly? The crazy anti-Semites who attack everyone who speaks against him? 14 million people, who in many cases had never even been registered Republicans before this election, are going to hold the other 16 million people’s votes hostage? The 52% of Republicans, who just three weeks from the nomination STILL don’t want him to be the nominee? Not to mention the potential 65 million voters the nominee will at minimum need to win this election?

The fact is, Donald Trump is less of a Republican than Hillary Clinton. More and more people are waking up to that reality as the desperate attempts to deny him the nomination become less and less likely. Just wait until it’s official and there really will be no turning back.

No wonder he recently gave a speech in front of a literal pile of garbage. That’s what his campaign is and that’s what this year’s Republican National Convention Boycott signifies.

Bernie’s done: So is that an endorsement or what is it?

Time to go to bed, Bernie.

Time to go to bed, Bernie.

The campaign is over. Sanders is saying he’s going to work with Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump.

Buuuuuuuuttttt…

“But defeating Donald Trump cannot be our only goal. We must continue our grassroots efforts to create the America that we know we can become,” Sanders said in remarks prepared for delivery. “And we must take that energy into the Democratic National Convention on July 25 in Philadelphia. where we will have more than 1,900 delegates.”

Source: Associated Press

Even when this commie concedes he still can’t do it right.

Just proves that old Republican maxim: “Never trust a Socialist.”

Seriously Bernie, just go to bed already. You’re yesterday’s news. Accept it. We’re endorsing Hillary for the good of the country, why can’t you?

#GOPWithHer is in the news!

Clinton VS Trump

Well, it had to happen eventually. A major news publication interviewed GOPWithHer founder, Liran Kapoano.

Conflicted Jewish voters contemplate Clinton and Trump

Liran Kapoano, a registered Republican who has worked for a number of pro-Israel organizations and supports the “Never Trump movement,” has founded the website GOPWithHer.com for Republicans who support Hillary Clinton because they do not want to see Donald Trump in the White House.

“It’s not enough to vote for a third party, or not to vote, because that’s only half of the job. It needs to be an anti-Trump and pro-Hillary movement,” Kapoano told JNS.org. (To date, the most prominent known third-party option for November’s general election is Libertarian Gary Johnson.)

“There are a lot of Republicans who are very offended, upset, and frankly scared by the potential for a Trump presidency,” said Kapoano, who expressed that Trump alienates those who should be his allies while emboldening those who should be his enemies.

Kapoano also questions Trump’s record on Israel.

“I know a lot of people who are very pro-Israel and want to vote for Trump,” he said. “They are allowing themselves to be convinced by someone who has no intention of doing what he says.”

When it comes to Hillary Clinton, Kapoano calls the former first lady’s support for Israel “genuine though misguided,” and while he does agree with some aspects of Clinton’s foreign policy, in his view she does not take those views far enough. On social issues, Kapoano calls himself “fairly liberal,” but laments that like President Barack Obama, Clinton’s attention “is on things that are less important” than issues like foreign policy or the national debt.

Despite his mixed feelings about Clinton, Kapoano believes the Democratic candidate is the lesser of two evils. A fan of Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, he said that Clinton “is like the [Yankees’ arch rival the Boston] Red Sox, and Trump is like the Soviets playing against the Red Sox. It’s not even a comparison for me.”

Source: Jewish News Service

While for some reason they decided to play down our criticisms of Hill-dawg, nor did they quite capture the abject misery we are going through right now, they were pretty solid in representing our distaste for Orange Jerk Face, so at least there’s that!

Trump Trolls

Something tells us that this won’t be the end of the media coverage. Does this mean the Trump Trolls are coming?

Well I just agreed with Elizabeth FREAKIN Warren

From her comments at the American Constitutional Society (great name) today:

“Judge Curiel is one of countless American patriots who has spent decades quietly serving his country, sometimes at great risk to his own life,’’ Warren said. “Donald Trump is a loud, nasty, thin-skinned fraud who has never risked anything for anyone and serves nobody but himself.”

Ugh...get off my website Elizabeth Warren.

Ugh…get off my website Elizabeth Warren.

Congratulations Trump. You just made us agree with Elizabeth Warren. We HATE Elizabeth Warren.

Her approach to governance and positions on the federal government’s role in our lives makes our skin crawl. Her walkout on Netanyahu’s attempt to rally some common sense against the disastrous Iran nuclear deal was deplorable. Her alleged use of her allegedly fraudulent Native American heritage to get ahead is the worst kind Affirmative Action abuse that makes us Republicans want to vomit.

And here we are, quoting her.

Whatever…she BETTER not be Hillary’s running mate.

Screw you Donald.

UPDATE: Now we agree with Joe Biden too.

This is disgusting.

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There’s no one left…

Bye bye Bernie. We hardly knew ye, ye commie hippie bastard.

It’s Hillary or bust.

Still a bit more than a month to before it’s officially official. But the fact is, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be our next president…

With that choice…

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We’re with her…

Ugh.

(actually all the “women can be president too” stuff is kindasortamaybe inspiring?)

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