Donald Trump Announces 2016 White House Bid


Curious Cdn
#3661
Quote: Originally Posted by JLM View Post

Don't be like that, Pete! Leave that shit for Putz and CC.

We'll leave it to you, senile old coot.
 
JLM
+1 / -1
#3662
Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

We'll leave it to you, senile old coot.


Jealousy and bitterness will get you nowhere - anyway quit your trolling!
 
Walter
+2 / -1
#3663
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnaEmber View Post

lol Poor Wally. The EC was developed by them to prevent despots like Trump from becoming prez.

Utter bulshit.
 
AnnaEmber
+1
#3664
Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

It sad when you have to work all winter to feed yourself when you grow food for thousands of others.

Really? I can't imagine that. I grow food for anyone including ourselves.
 
JLM
-1
#3665
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Utter bulshit.


WTF is the EC?
 
AnnaEmber
#3666
Quote: Originally Posted by JLM View Post

Nope, FPTP is the only sensible solution!

.... for keeping the status quo. But as Einstein said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results." I don't think it's insane, just really stupid.
 
AnnaEmber
#3667
Quote: Originally Posted by Twin_Moose View Post

Not when it was the Politicians that created the problem, Trump unlike 'lil potato didn't allow the tariffs to do to much harm to the targeted industry that China retaliated against. If it wasn't for the massive crop degradation this fall that made most crops into feed grade, reduced market prices, there would be no market for our grain. There is light in the horizon because of Trump's phase 1 deal there will be a market to sell to, the same direction our Oil flows.

haha Wishful thinking.
 
Walter
-1
#3668
Quote: Originally Posted by JLM View Post

WTF is the EC?

Electoral college.
 
AnnaEmber
-1
#3669
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Utter bulshit.

Attaboy, ignore history.
 
Walter
+2 / -1
#3670
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnaEmber View Post

Attaboy, ignore history.

EC was set up to prevent mob rule.
 
AnnaEmber
-1
#3671
hahaha
Walter, you poor boy, why do you think the founders escaped Europe if it wasn't to ditch monarchies?
 
AnnaEmber
-1
#3672
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

EC was set up to prevent mob rule.

That's a modern interpretation open to interpretation. There was no mob rule in Europe back then, it was monarchy, feudal system, and thecracy..
 
Tecumsehsbones
#3673
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Prog shit. The EC was rigged by the founding fathers in 1789.

1789, was it?
 
JLM
-1
#3674
Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

We'll leave it to you, senile old coot.


F**K you!
 
JLM
+1 / -1
#3675
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnaEmber View Post

lol Poor Wally. The EC was developed by them to prevent despots like Trump from becoming prez.


Which I guess has to prove Trump isn't a despot! I never thought he is anyway!
 
JLM
-1
#3676
Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

We'll leave it to you, senile old coot.


I guess you just proved my point...……………."better to remain silent and appear a fool than...…………………………"
 
Cannuck
#3677
Quote: Originally Posted by JLM View Post

F**K you!

Calm down
 
Curious Cdn
#3678
Quote: Originally Posted by Cannuck View Post

Calm down

Take your Nitro.
 
Twin_Moose
+2
#3679
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnaEmber View Post

haha Wishful thinking.

Reality

Sask. farm stress line calls up 74% over same time last year

Quote:

Saskatchewan's farm stress line got 74 per cent more calls from April to September than the same period last year, according to the organization that runs the service.
Regina-based Mobile Crisis Services said it received 447 calls during those months this year, compared to 257 calls over the same quarter in 2018. From July to September alone, there were 225 calls received, up from 141 over the same months last year — a 60 per cent increase.
John McFadyen, the organization's executive director, said he expected an increase given the dry start to the growing season and the resulting difficult harvest.
He said the most significant issue for callers to the stress line has been cash flow and bankruptcy.
"They're worried about if they're going to be able to meet their loans, have enough cash flow for next season," he said.
Suicide ideation
McFadyen said difficult financial situations created anxiety and stress for callers and their families.
"In the second quarter, we had eight calls where it was individuals with suicide ideation," he said. "The stress was that significant."
He said staff who received those calls had to assess whether there was an immediate suicide risk or if it was something that they were "thinking about."
McFadyen said none of the eight individuals were deemed to be in the high-risk category, "where they had a plan in place and they were thinking about moving ahead with a plan."
He said in situations where there wasn't an immediate suicide risk, staff would ask if the caller has had those feelings before, assess what their support system is and then work with them on a plan to move forward.
For callers who bring up other issues, he said staff would ask what supports they have and whether they've been talking with their spouse about how they are feeling.
He said staff will often give the callers ideas for managing their financial situation, including connecting them with a credit counselling society.
McFadyen said the most significant thing is the growing awareness of the help that's available.
"For me, what stands out is the increasing calls," he said. "The willingness of people to reach out and to address their problems and look at support. What they can do to change their situation."

US market is going to be the only saving grace for prairie farmers
 
Twin_Moose
+4
#3680
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnaEmber View Post

hahaha
Walter, you poor boy, why do you think the founders escaped Europe if it wasn't to ditch monarchies?

That's why it was set up to give the lower populated states to have a voice amongst high populated states and cities, like Walter said mob rule

Imagine if the prairies had 40 EC votes there would be no Trudeau forming Gov.
 
AnnaEmber
-1
#3681
Quote: Originally Posted by JLM View Post

Which I guess has to prove Trump isn't a despot! I never thought he is anyway!

Of course he isn't, he would have to wade through nearly the entire Constitution to become one. He's simply a wannabe despot. His head is stuck in medieval europe where kings had absolute power. Or else he thinks he can run the country like it's his company. He's finding out that he can't have absolute power and can't run the country like it's his company.
 
AnnaEmber
#3682
Quote: Originally Posted by Twin_Moose View Post

Reality

Sask. farm stress line calls up 74% over same time last year



US market is going to be the only saving grace for prairie farmers

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/featu...s-on-u-s-farms
 
AnnaEmber
-1
#3683
Quote: Originally Posted by Twin_Moose View Post

That's why it was set up to give the lower populated states to have a voice amongst high populated states and cities, like Walter said mob rule

Imagine if the prairies had 40 EC votes there would be no Trudeau forming Gov.

lol There was no "mob rule" in europe, where the founding fathers came from. Those countries were autocratic. AAnd that is what the founders were protecting against. Since they developed the EC, its purpose changed, but as I pointed out, it can be manipulated. To claim it was developed to prevent mob rule is simply rhetoric.
 
Walter
+1 / -1
#3684
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnaEmber View Post

lol There was no "mob rule" in europe, where the founding fathers came from. Those countries were autocratic. AAnd that is what the founders were protecting against. Since they developed the EC, its purpose changed, but as I pointed out, it can be manipulated. To claim it was developed to prevent mob rule is simply rhetoric.

All bullshit.
 
AnnaEmber
-1
#3685
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

All bullshit.

shrugs
Yeah, Medieval Europe was sooo democratic.
Idiot.
 
Walter
+2 / -1
#3686
Origins of the Electoral College
The Constitutional Convention considered several possible methods of selecting a president.

One idea was to have the Congress choose the president. This idea was rejected, however, because some felt that making such a choice would be too divisive an issue and leave too many hard feelings in the Congress. Others felt that such a procedure would invite unseemly political bargaining, corruption, and perhaps even interference from foreign powers. Still others felt that such an arrangement would upset the balance of power between the legislative and executive branches of the federal government.

A second idea was to have the State legislatures select the president. This idea, too, was rejected out of fears that a president so beholden to the State legislatures might permit them to erode federal authority and thus undermine the whole idea of a federation.

A third idea was to have the president elected by a direct popular vote. Direct election was rejected not because the Framers of the Constitution doubted public intelligence but rather because they feared that without sufficient information about candidates from outside their State, people would naturally vote for a "favorite son" from their own State or region. At worst, no president would emerge with a popular majority sufficient to govern the whole country. At best, the choice of president would always be decided by the largest, most populous States with little regard for the smaller ones.

Taken from uselectionatlas.org
The last paragraph says it all.
 
spaminator
#3687
Trump says 'covfefe' might have 'deep meaning' following Breeder's Cup win
Eddie Chau
Published:
November 4, 2019
Updated:
November 4, 2019 11:02 AM EST
Joel Rosario aboard Covfefe wins the Filly & Mare sprint during the 36th Breeders Cup world championships at Santa Anita Park. (Inset) U.S. President Donald Trump.(Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports/Getty Images)
What was once considered a “mistweet” by U.S. President Donald Trump may now have a “deep meaning.”
On Saturday, a horse named Covfefe galloped its way to victory at a Breeder’s Cup event held in Santa Anita, Calif. The thoroughbred — named after Trump’s famous 2017 tweet — has won six of her first eight races, according to the Daily Caller.
On Monday, Trump cryptically commented about Covfefe’s victory.
“Great! But how do you know it was a ‘mistweet?’ May be something with deep meaning!” Trump tweeted, replying to a tweet by media commentator Mitch Roschelle.
Covfefe, the horse, secured the $1 million top prize at the Filly & Mare Sprint with the aid of his jockey, Joel Rosario, according to Fox News.
Story continues below
The horse is named after Trump’s confusing tweet on May 31, 2017 in which he wrote: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.”
This screen grab shows a tweet from President Donald Trump which has social media trying to find a meaning in the mysterious term “covfefe.” Trump tweeted just after midnight Eastern time on Wednesday, May 31, 2017: (Twitter via AP) AP
The president later deleted the tweet and followed up by asking: “Who can figure out the true meaning of ‘covfefe’ ???”
The horse was named Covfefe by her co-owner, Jamie Roth of LNJ Foxwoods stables, after she saw Trump’s tweet.
“We gave the name to her because we thought she was special and we thought the name was kind of funny,” Roth told USA Today.
The racehorse even has her own Twitter account, @CovfefeHorse. The Twitter account poked fun of Trump’s “witch hunt” catchphrase, which he uses to describe the ongoing impeachment inquiry.
“The Greatest #CovfefeHunt In American History!” the account tweeted.
http://twitter.com/CovfefeHorse
http://foxnews.com/sports/breeders-c...s-donald-trump
http://usatoday.com/story/sports/hor...ace/4122975002
http://torontosun.com/news/world/tru...eeders-cup-win
 
spaminator
#3688
Trump sued by rape accuser E. Jean Carroll for defamation
Reuters
Published:
November 4, 2019
Updated:
November 4, 2019 2:54 PM EST
Donald Trump and E. Jean Carroll. (Getty Images file photos)
NEW YORK — A woman who accuses Donald Trump of raping her more than 23 years ago in a New York department store sued the U.S. president on Monday over statements he made in June denying that the attack occurred and criticizing her for coming forward.
E. Jean Carroll, a longtime Elle magazine advice columnist, said in a complaint filed in a New York state court in Manhattan that Trump lied about attacking her, and “smeared her integrity, honesty, and dignity” by concocting a “swarm of related lies” to explain why she would make the incident up.
Carroll’s account of the alleged rape at Bergdorf Goodman on Fifth Avenue, which she said occurred between the autumn of 1995 and spring of 1996, had been published in New York magazine in June, excerpted from her memoir released the following month.
“The lawsuit is frivolous and the story is a fraud – just like the author,” White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a statement. “The story she used to try and sell her trash book never happened, period.”
Carroll’s lawsuit followed statements that Trump made after her account was published, including that he did not rape Carroll and had never met her, and that she was “totally lying” as part of an effort to boost book sales.
Story continues below
“I’ll say it with great respect: Number one, she’s not my type. Number two, it never happened. It never happened, OK?” he told The Hill newspaper in Washington.
'SHE'S NOT MY TYPE': Trump denies sexual assault accusation
’Apprentice’ contestant’s Trump defamation suit can proceed
In her complaint, Carroll said the attack lasted two to three minutes, before she ran out of the dressing room and onto Fifth Avenue.
Carroll said in the lawsuit she soon confided in two friends, author Lisa Birnbach and former WCBS news anchor Carol Martin, about the alleged attack, but did not report Trump to authorities because she feared retribution.
She said she went public after accounts in 2017 of alleged sexual misconduct by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, which he has denied, spawned the #MeToo movement.
“No person in this country should be above the law -including the President,” Carroll said in a statement provided by her lawyers.
Trump has denied accusations by more than one dozen women who said he made unwanted sexual advances against them years before he entered politics.
He also faces a defamation lawsuit by Summer Zervos, a former contestant on his television show “The Apprentice,” who claimed he kissed her against her will in 2007 in New York and later groped her at a Beverly Hills hotel.
Zervos sued after Trump republished on Twitter a post calling her accusations a “hoax.”
http://torontosun.com/news/world/tru...for-defamation
 
taxslave
+1
#3689
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnaEmber View Post

.... for keeping the status quo. But as Einstein said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results." I don't think it's insane, just really stupid.

After the last go a rounds with alternative systems I think Jack is right. None of the ones presented seem to give local representation and all are rigged in favour of "the Party"at the expense of local candidates, especially independents. We have voted on this three times now and Had enough of plans to keep whatever party in power. I am only interested in a system that gives rural areas the same amount of representation as cities get. A weighted vote based on area or number of communities served by one representative would work.
 
taxslave
+1
#3690
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnaEmber View Post

lol There was no "mob rule" in europe, where the founding fathers came from. Those countries were autocratic. AAnd that is what the founders were protecting against. Since they developed the EC, its purpose changed, but as I pointed out, it can be manipulated. To claim it was developed to prevent mob rule is simply rhetoric.

France?
 

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