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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #50 on: November 16, 2022, 09:58:59 PM »
Not sure if this needs a separate thread.  Just thought I would drop it somewhere for posterity. 

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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #51 on: November 16, 2022, 10:34:21 PM »
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #52 on: November 17, 2022, 07:33:01 AM »
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #53 on: November 18, 2022, 03:46:25 PM »
And like clockwork, two more DOJ investigations against Trump:

https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2022/11/18/ag-merrick-garland-announces-not-one-but-two-new-criminal-investigations-of-trump/

So I don't know, do I need to keep putting a caveat in my Trump posts about how I'd rather that he not run again, but this only makes me want to support him? And that when they do this totalitarian crap, Trump is not Trump, he's me and you being steamrolled by out of control establishment partisan government?

This crap is exactly why I find myself agreeing more and more with Tulsi Gabbard on stuff.
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #54 on: November 18, 2022, 05:32:55 PM »
And like clockwork, two more DOJ investigations against Trump:

Has anyone kept count on how many this makes that have been nothing but nothing burgers?
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #55 on: February 08, 2023, 02:25:51 PM »
Man, Trump has been going a little off the deep end, and DeSantis is following one of my favorite formulas, which is to ignore the guy trying to get a rise out of you.

https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2023/02/08/ron-desantis-responds-to-donald-trumps-efforts-to-bait-him-without-giving-msm-what-theyre-after/
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #56 on: February 08, 2023, 02:34:34 PM »
Man, Trump has been going a little off the deep end, and DeSantis is following one of my favorite formulas, which is to ignore the guy trying to get a rise out of you.

https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2023/02/08/ron-desantis-responds-to-donald-trumps-efforts-to-bait-him-without-giving-msm-what-theyre-after/

As much as I appreciate the cage-rattling he did while in office, I agree that Trump has taken things a bit far since. DeSantis really seems to have his head on straight, plus seeming to have the proper perspective and context in mind when it comes to government's role in the Grand Scheme. A lot of people I know are saying the same thing. Barring some hitherto unknown faux pas, he's shaping up to be a heckuva candidate should he decide to run.

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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #57 on: February 08, 2023, 02:46:50 PM »
IMO, it isn't far off from what he did in his first campaign.  Most of the stuff he says sounds bad for a day, but it more or less forgotten a week later. 

For this, contributing to the delinquency of a minor isn't something to throw around lightly.  On the other hand, I am not certain that picture alone actually shows that so it is meaningless without more backstory.   
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #58 on: February 08, 2023, 04:29:20 PM »
From what I've read, this photo has surfaced before, and didn't stop DeSantis from getting a huge win last year.

I hope DeSantis has learned what most Republicans (especially the base) cannot seem to figure out - be cautious in criticizing other Republicans. Trump may be nominated next year, so we tear him down at our peril. Course, that also goes the other way...
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #59 on: February 08, 2023, 04:39:27 PM »
Remove Biden and we get President Harris. Remove her and we get who or whatever she picked as VP or Pelosi. Yes it can get worse

I think President Harris would be a perversely good thing.  First female US president, and she's an incompetent idiot who slept her way to the top and everyone knows it.  Way to go, women of America!  Someone you can be proud of.
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #60 on: February 08, 2023, 08:08:33 PM »
Am I the only one who thinks that trying to recreate the Trump vs the world magic of 2016 is like waiting for lightning to strike twice? I just don't see him winning the general election this time.

And for all the talk of DeSantis's lack of charm or charisma, that hasn't stopped people on both sides from paying attention to everything he's said or done for the past 2-plus years. Didn't keep him from having a historically strong reelection victory.

At this point, even Trump and his base seem to talk about The Ronald just as much as they do about The Donald.
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #61 on: February 08, 2023, 11:15:40 PM »
Am I the only one who thinks that trying to recreate the Trump vs the world magic of 2016 is like waiting for lightning to strike twice? I just don't see him winning the general election this time.

Truthfully, I don't see a Republican ever winning the presidency again.  It really doesn't matter who they run.
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #62 on: February 08, 2023, 11:21:26 PM »
Truthfully, I don't see a Republican ever winning the presidency again.  It really doesn't matter who they run.

I'm of the same opinion. Have been for a long time, Trump was a pleasant surprise.
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #63 on: February 09, 2023, 09:28:35 AM »
Truthfully, I don't see a Republican ever winning the presidency again.  It really doesn't matter who they run.


It could happen, it would just require that Republicans (the leadership and the rank & file) pay attention to how elections are being conducted, and make changes. Some states have already put safeguards in place. Apparently, we also have to vote early now, to prevent foolishness.  ;/
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #64 on: February 09, 2023, 09:34:26 AM »

It could happen, it would just require that Republicans (the leadership and the rank & file) pay attention to how elections are being conducted, and make changes. Some states have already put safeguards in place. Apparently, we also have to vote early now, to prevent foolishness.  ;/

I still submit that election fraud in the form of things like ballot manipulation is a much smaller part of the problem than is election manipulation by big tech and the MSM in the form of disinformation and censorship. What we've seen exposed at Twitter is only the tiniest part of the tip of the iceberg.
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Re: Trump vs DeSantis
« Reply #65 on: February 09, 2023, 01:08:11 PM »
I still submit that election fraud in the form of things like ballot manipulation is a much smaller part of the problem than is election manipulation by big tech and the MSM in the form of disinformation and censorship. What we've seen exposed at Twitter is only the tiniest part of the tip of the iceberg.

And that starts with schools, children's TV programming, and goes on from there.

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