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I admit I gave up on the U.S. political machine a long time ago and have been predicting you'll see another Bush vs. Clinton contest next year, but I can't help but wonder what is the GOP gonna do about The Donald? That he's absolute batshit insane there's no denying, but he's also polling in either first or second place depending on which poll you read. So what's up with that? Is the GOP base now as batshit insane as he is, and is this the Home of the Brave finally going over the proverbial cliff?

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Another wrote:I admit I gave up on the U.S. political machine a long time ago and have been predicting you'll see another Bush vs. Clinton contest next year, but I can't help but wonder what is the GOP gonna do about The Donald?

Tough choice for them. On the one hand he's losing them any hope for the crucial Hispanic vote and sucking all the air out of the other campaigns. Otoh, they're terrified he'll exit the party and run as an independent. If he wasn't so rich I might donate to his campaign.

That he's absolute batshit insane there's no denying, but he's also polling in either first or second place depending on which poll you read.

It's still only about 15% of likely GOP voters.

So what's up with that? Is the GOP base now as batshit insane as he is,

Yes.

and is this the Home of the Brave finally going over the proverbial cliff?

Maybe, but for lots of reasons besides Trump.
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Definitely losing the GOP the Hispanic vote but they never had that to begin with.

As an independent "third party" candidate he'd have about the same effect as Ross Perot did.

Looks from here like Hillary will be your La Presidenta. Another corporate Democrat posing as a progressive. Lucky you.

One thing I miss about the States. The fantastic potato salad I could get in Cracker Barrel.

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Cracker Barrel, another racist American corporation

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Not that we should expect much from a company with "Cracker" in its name.
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Another wrote:Definitely losing the GOP the Hispanic vote but they never had that to begin with.

They hoped to get some of it, Trump has killed that dream.

As an independent "third party" candidate he'd have about the same effect as Ross Perot did.

That's what frightens the GOP.

Looks from here like Hillary will be your La Presidenta. Another corporate Democrat posing as a progressive. Lucky you....
It's the safest bet, but not a certainty that she'll get the nomination. Many progressives have been leery for a long time, and the email and foundation issues make folks uncomfortable across the political spectrum.
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Vrede too wrote:Not that we should expect much from a company with "Cracker" in its name.
You can sign a petition to change the name. :lol: :lol:

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I could be wrong, but I'm still betting trump will bow out after grafting a shitload of money from the wingnuts. He doesn't really want a job being anything but a spoiled, blowhard egomaniac who comes and goes and does as he pleases.
"On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron." — H. L. Mencken, July 26, 1920, in The Baltimore Evening Sun

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Wneglia wrote:You can sign a petition to change the name. :lol: :lol:
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Removing all spades from card decks
Spooky

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billy.pilgrim wrote:Cracker Barrel, another racist American corporation
Where did you get that? The first Cracker Barrel I ever visited (years ago) had a Black manager. Nowadays a number of CB's have Hispanic managers. You been trusting the Internet again?
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Seth Milner wrote:
billy.pilgrim wrote:Cracker Barrel, another racist American corporation
Where did you get that? The first Cracker Barrel I ever visited (years ago) had a Black manager. Nowadays a number of CB's have Hispanic managers. You been trusting the Internet again?
It's like how you can't call it black jack anymore, you have to call it African American jack. Or you cant call them black eyed peas anymore, but instead African American eyed peas.
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Seth Milner wrote:
billy.pilgrim wrote:Cracker Barrel, another racist American corporation
Where did you get that? The first Cracker Barrel I ever visited (years ago) had a Black manager. Nowadays a number of CB's have Hispanic managers. You been trusting the Internet again?
Cracker Barrel had significant (and expensive) problems with discrimination charges about 10 years ago or so, related to treatment of customers in multiple locations. (similar to Denny's). They also had a written anti-gay hiring policy. Maybe they've reformed under the heavy hand of losing numerous lawsuits, but to call them a "racist" corporation isn't the result of an overactive imagination.

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O Really wrote:
Seth Milner wrote:
billy.pilgrim wrote:Cracker Barrel, another racist American corporation
Where did you get that? The first Cracker Barrel I ever visited (years ago) had a Black manager. Nowadays a number of CB's have Hispanic managers. You been trusting the Internet again?
Cracker Barrel had significant (and expensive) problems with discrimination charges about 10 years ago or so, related to treatment of customers in multiple locations. (similar to Denny's). They also had a written anti-gay hiring policy. Maybe they've reformed under the heavy hand of losing numerous lawsuits, but to call them a "racist" corporation isn't the result of an overactive imagination.
And yes, they have mostly reformed as required by the courts, but still it is hard to imagine any white boy from Lebanon, Tenn who ain't just a little bit racist.

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Seth Milner wrote:
billy.pilgrim wrote:Cracker Barrel, another racist American corporation
Where did you get that? The first Cracker Barrel I ever visited (years ago) had a Black manager. Nowadays a number of CB's have Hispanic managers. You been trusting the Internet again?
No internets involved - farm next door

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billy.pilgrim wrote: No internets involved - farm next door
Image So this is an actual photo of you!
What happened, a bull shit on your face?
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homerfobe wrote:
billy.pilgrim wrote: No internets involved - farm next door
Image So this is an actual photo of you!
What happened, a bull shit on your face?
The insightfulness of homie has exposed me. Whatever shall I do now
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Back to the topic moron. It seems that dunald has been moved from the political section to the entertainment section of huff post, where his bleating will be alongside the Kardashians - where he has belonged all along

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billy.pilgrim wrote:Back to the topic moron. It seems that dunald has been moved from the political section to the entertainment section of huff post, where his bleating will be alongside the Kardashians - where he has belonged all along
I heard Trump, Kanye, and Vrede was going to bid on you to 0:-?> see which one of them would have you as their asshole buddy. Now that's worthy of the entertainment section or Vrede's Gay Voices section, don't you think? O Really could write a piece on how great a cocksucker you are, he's got the experience in doing that.
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I know who Vrede tu-tu is! :clap: Image
He's really Donald Trump! Same stupid-ass mentality and all!
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