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    https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06...eed-not-apply/

    On Wednesday, Donald Trump, at a 2020 election campaign rally in Iowa … STOP. Reread that, please. Yes, in office only five months, Trump already is campaigning for reelection. Compelling case for term limits, yet this is not the point of my essay.

    Nor is it the point of my essay that while at this event, Trump defended his Cabinet appointments—a bunch of billionaires, like former Goldman Sachs president and chief operating officer from 2006 to 2017, Gary Cohn, who now is Trump’s economic adviser. (You know, same Goldman Sachs that Trump condemned, during that other campaign, for controlling Hillary Clinton. Same Goldman Sachs Trump used to underscore Clinton’s alliance with Wall Street.)
    Here’s what Trump said to his Cedar Rapids audience: “In those particular positions I just don’t want a poor person. Does that make sense?”

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    …this is the President of Goldman Sachs! Smart! Having him represent us, he went from massive paydays to peanuts. The peanuts, the little tiny…These are people that are great, brilliant business minds.
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    I know you like to criticize Trump but let me ask you this.. Who would you like to have in his cabinets?? Someone who has been successful or someone that has not??

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    I know you like to criticize Trump but let me ask you this.. Who would you like to have in his cabinets?? Someone who has been successful or someone that has not??
    Why did all the righties complain about those same Goldman Sachs people before ?

    Success in the upper echelon of finance doesn't necessarily mean they are honest !
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    Quote Originally Posted by fxstc07 View Post
    Why did all the righties complain about those same Goldman Sachs people before ?


    Simple!! VOTES!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    Simple!! VOTES!!
    Swamp votes ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by fxstc07 View Post
    Swamp votes ...
    Votes are votes.. Isn't the Democrats that went after the illegals votes??

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    I know you like to criticize Trump but let me ask you this.. Who would you like to have in his cabinets?? Someone who has been successful or someone that has not??
    Politicians, not the super PAC billionaires

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    Quote Originally Posted by fxstc07 View Post
    Why did all the righties complain about those same Goldman Sachs people before ?

    Success in the upper echelon of finance doesn't necessarily mean they are honest !
    All I saw all over this site was how Hillary should not be president because of her Wall street connections.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ABFwife View Post
    All I saw all over this site was how Hillary should not be president because of her Wall street connections.
    Wall Street connections were one thing but IMO it was about her "secret" Wall Street speeches that she refused to release publicly.. And then again it was about her being a Clinton. and all the baggage she carried.. So she had many more reasons NOT to vote for her..

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazy View Post
    Wall Street connections were one thing but IMO it was about her "secret" Wall Street speeches that she refused to release publicly.. And then again it was about her being a Clinton. and all the baggage she carried.. So she had many more reasons NOT to vote for her..
    We can't see Trump's tax returns, and your worried about paid speeches made by Clinton.
    I bet she paid taxes on the income.

 

 
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