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I just don’t know what to say about Donald Trump anymore.  He has been disgusting for a long time, even before he decided to run for President, but he has gone off the rails big time.

Last night, Donald had a chance to show his “human” side at the Al Smith Foundation Charity Dinner.  He failed.  For the first time, I actually heard loud boos.  At one point, a man was heard yelling out “finish”.

For those of you who may not know what this dinner is all about, it is to raise money for children in New York City.  It is named after Alfred E Smith who was the first Presidential nominee who was also Catholic.

The dinner is an annual event, it is acts like a roast more than a serious speech meeting.  The speakers make jokes about themselves and others in the room.  Every four years both Presidential candidates are invited to attend the dinner.  In the past, this was handled extremely well.  Mitt Romney and Barak Obama had a lot of fun and kept it in the spirit of the event.

Trump took the mic first.  As is his usual manner, he started off well.  He had a few good jokes including one about his wife’s speech at the Republican Convention.  Then, as is his wont, he lost it again.

No matter where you put him, he cannot help but make a stump speech.  That is exactly what he did last night.  The last half of his speech was nothing more than vicious attacks at Clinton.  At one point saying “she is finally out in public pretending not to hate Catholics.”

As you can imagine, that did not go over well with the mainly Catholic audience.  Boos were raining down on Trump for the rest of the speech and the mood in the room went from humorous to downright anger.  At one point even Cardinal Dolan looked very perturbed and stopped listening to him by speaking with Hillary Clinton.

I really don’t understand what Trump’s problem is.  I was wondering if he had any sense of humor at all, and this morning I am still not sure.  Yes, he delivered some good jokes, but he couldn’t help himself from self-destructing again.

Last night the foundation raised about $6 million for their charity.  That is a record.  I am sure that having Clinton and Trump on stage together had a lot to do with that.  And, I am very happy that amount of money was raised.

When it was all over, Al Smith V said that Trump went too far and that he crossed the line.  He said Trump basically took the air out of the room with his rants.  That is a real shame.

This dinner is supposed to be a time for everyone to “let their hair down” and simply have some fun.  In election years it allows the American People to see the “softer” and more “human” side of our candidates.

Trump doesn’t seem to understand that.  He didn’t seem to understand his audience.  He didn’t seem to realize just what the dinner is all about.  Or, more aptly, he probably doesn’t care about any of that.  He only cares about being the center of attention, good or bad.

For the first time, I heard a speaker announce how much money was raised at the dinner.  He was basically bragging that he helped raise that money and they wouldn’t have gotten there if he hadn’t attended.  Although that may be true, it is still inappropriate.

The good news is that none of the money will go to the Trump Foundation.  So we know it will be used for the purpose it is intended.

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I will admit that in the first 20 to 30 minutes of last night’s debate, Donald Trump almost seemed like a sane and thoughtful person.  It appeared that maybe, just maybe, he would be able to actually participate in a debate without looking like a fool.

Then, Hillary Clinton made a small comment.  She said: …”he borrowed 14 million dollars from daddy”.  During all of the debates I spent time listening to the speaker but watching the other candidate respond on the split screen.  At that comment, the pumpkin colored man turned into a tomato.

From that moment on, Trump went downhill fast.  His true temperament came out very quickly.  The accusations came fast and furious, and the interruptions were almost non-stop. One outlet did a count and said Trump interrupted Clinton 64 times during the debate, most of them after that comment.

Trump also proved he has no respect for our democracy.  Wallace asked point-blank if he would accept the outcome of the election.  He said he would look at it at the time and further stated “I will keep you in suspense on that”.

Wallace even went on to explain what that meant and gave him another chance to change his answer.  He refused to take the “hint” from Wallace.  Jaws dropped all across America.  Everyone, Republican, Democratic, Independent, Conservative and Liberal all condemned that comment.

In our entire history, this has never been a problem, and no one ever made a comment like that.  We have had some very close elections, even some recounts of votes, yet in the end the loser has always graciously conceded to the winner.  No one every hinted they wouldn’t accept the results before the election was even held.  This isn’t about being a good sport, this is about the very fabric of our democracy.

A half hour before the debate started, Mike Pence, his running mate, specifically said that “they would accept the results of the race.”  After the debate, he waffled big time on that comment.  Meaning Pence is not that “stable, calm, principled” man everyone tries to make him out to be.  Rather he is nothing but a lap dog for Trump in the name of power.

I have to admit, I agree with the vast majority of politicians and pundits that comment is a disqualifying comment.  But to me, that was not the only disqualifying comment.

Trump was challenged about the cyber attacks our country has suffered from Russia.  All of our experts including 17 agencies who have been working on this matter have all said the hacks were done by Russia at the government level.

But his bromance with Putin just won’t let him accept that fact.  He went on again about how “no one in America knows who did the hack”.  Remember that during the primaries he bragged about how he had met and liked Putin.

Now he is claiming he “doesn’t know” Putin at all.  He is saying that to try to put some distance between the two, but he keeps praising Putin and last night he even praised Assad of Syria.

By the way, Trump keeps saying that Russia “is bombing the hell out of ISIS”.  Only they aren’t.  They are bombing the hell out of Aleppo.  Aleppo is not an ISIS stronghold, it is the stronghold of the rebels who started the insurgency against Assad.  He really should get his facts straight.

When he was asked about Social Security and Medicare he totally disregarded the question and never answered it.  He kept talking about his massive tax breaks for the wealthy and how that would magically make the economy grow unbelievably.

When Clinton answered the question he came out this his “she’s a nasty woman” comment.  That was almost stunning by itself.  Especially the timing.  How does talking about how she would work to support Social Security and Medicare make her a “nasty woman”?

He keeps trying to sound like he knows all about war.  He keeps saying that we announce we are going to attack somewhere and that is “stupid”.  It is obvious that he doesn’t know what he is talking about.

Yes, there have months of talk about attacking Mosul.  That is a strategic move.  The obvious point is to get ISIS out of the city without having to fight a street-by-street and house-by-house battle.  That would disastrous for both the fighters and civilians.

If we can get ISIS to leave, we could more easily attack them on the road out of the city where civilian casualties wouldn’t be in jeopardy as much.  Trump just doesn’t know anything about anything except how to avoid paying taxes.

The one issue that no one is talking about in the immigration debate is how is Donald Trump going to “deport” 11 million undocumented immigrants?  In order to make sure that you are deporting the correct people, we will need some kind of “papers” to prove you are a citizen or here legally.

When is someone going to ask Trump if he favors national ID cards or papers?  We don’t have such things in our country.  But without such a national ID card or papers you will never know which immigrants are undocumented or not.  Especially if you are also going to deport those Europeans who have overextended their visas.

A bunch of Republicans claim that during the three debates Donald Trump figured out a way to self-destruct.  I don’t buy that theory.  Donald Trump will always self-destruct because he cannot focus on anything for more than 10 minutes.

For someone running to be our next President, that is a very scary thing.  How can we trust someone who cannot focus for more than 10 minutes?  The other question you need to ask yourself is how can you vote for someone who refuses to actually “prepare” for something like a debate?

If a candidate won’t sit down and prepare for a debate to convince us to vote for him, how can we trust him to prepare for decisions that affect us, our children, our grandchildren, and even the entire world?

If you refuse to study and prepare you shoot from the hip.  That is the last thing we need from someone who is our Commander in Chief with their finger on our nuclear button.

When he first announced his candidacy, everyone thought it was nothing but a publicity stunt.  Problem is that it still looks like a publicity stunt.  I don’t know what he is thinking.  No one knows what he is thinking.  He cannot express himself coherently.

Here I want to give a lot of credit to Mike Wallace.  He did an excellent job moderating the debate.  His questions were very good.  He tried to keep both candidates on topic.  He even fact checked both candidates.  I was pleased how Wallace handled himself.  He was excellent.

After everything is said and done, one thing is certain at this point.  Whenever Trump does or says something that causes his poll numbers to plummet, he blames everyone but himself.  He is still claiming “massive” voting fraud which is false.

It would be easy to say that Donald Trump would be the least qualified and worst President in our history.  Unfortunately, that are the nice things to say about a Trump Presidency.  He would also be the most dangerous President we have ever had.

There are 19 day before it is all over.  Regardless of you opinions of the candidates, I only ask one thing from everyone.  Vote!  Voting is the most important duty each citizen has.  There are millions of men and women defending our country.  If you really want to “thank a vet” – vote.  That is what they are defending for you.  Go to the polls and cast ballot.






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As Donald Trump continues his spiral deeper into the sewer of political games, there is a word that should be used and isn’t.  Maybe that is the “rigged” system he keeps talking about.

Trump keeps saying the election is being rigged against him.  He keeps saying that “illegal aliens” are allowed to vote.  He keeps saying that “dead” people vote.  He keeps saying that people vote five or ten times each.

Of course this all bullshit.  There is one thing that both helps and hurts our election system.  The elections are all controlled by the states individually.  This has presented problems when states pass voter suppression laws.  But, it also helps from our system from being “rigged” as Trump claims.

The type of conspiracy that Trump claims is going on would have to include over half of the states.  Many of which are controlled by Republicans.

That would be an almost impossible task.  But, let’s look at it another way.  A Law Professor at Loyola University in California did some fantastic research on voter fraud.

The results are amazing.  He went back through the years and looked at one billion votes.  He discovered something chilling.  In those one billion votes cast, he discovered a whopping 37 cases of possible voter fraud.

Imagine what damage that did to our electoral process.  This research was not done because Donald Trump has been claiming the system is “rigged” but because of all of the voter suppression laws that Republican states passed.  The main argument for these voter suppression laws was “the integrity of the ballot”.

Turns out the integrity of the ballot has been quite remarkable without all of these Photo ID laws Republicans claim are so necessary.  To further show this myth, Indiana State Police raided a voter registration group last week.  They seized about 50,000 registration forms.

They did an exhaustive inspection of them.  In the first 38,000 forms they “inspected” they found 10 were not correct and would not have been valid for registration.

How does this show the system works?  The raid was conducted after some registrations were “red flagged” by poll workers.  So you see, they system is truly “rigged”.

All of the research by “experts” into voter fraud has found that it is as close to non-existent as possible.  Yet, Trump keeps railing that they “system is being rigged against me”.

That brings us back to that one word that the media and GOP leaders refuse to use.  Instead of using it, they use “conspiracy theory” to try to soften what is actually being said.

That word is a noun and is defined as:

conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch

It is the word sedition.

Once again you may think I am stretching things here.  But am I?  We have heard a woman at a Trump Rally telling Mike Pence that she is “ready for a revolution”.

The Oregon Militia is recruiting new people on the basis that Hillary Clinton will become President through the “rigged” system.  We have had a Trump supporter calling for Hillary Clinton to be “taken out” if she is elected President.

Mike Pence says that he and Trump would “absolutely” accept the vote of the American People.  20 minutes later Trump tweets that they system is rigged against him.

His talking heads went on the Sunday Talk Shows and said that Trump only means that the Media is rigging the election against him.  30 minutes later Trump tweets that “they system is absolutely being rigged right down to the voting booths.  SAD”.

Of course when Trump started to claim that even the Republican Party had joined forces to rig the election, that supposedly made it real.  He has riled up his “base” of nut jobs to be ready to not accept the vote on election day.  And the craziest of his supporters are clearly hearing what he means by his comments.  Hence the threats above.

Yesterday in Green Bay the Trump supporters kept chanting “Paul Ryan sucks”.  Trump did nothing to stop the chants either.  Actually, he egged them on more.

Many people believe the charge of “sedition” is antiquated and should probably be repealed.  But it hasn’t been repealed.  One could argue that Donald Trump is engaged in sedition every time he claims that the election is being rigged “right down to the voting booth”.

He is telling his supporters the only way he can lose the election is if it is “stolen” from him.  He has openly claimed that the media, the Clintons, and the Republican Party are all in collusion to “steal the election” from him and his followers.

That has raised the stakes very dangerously.  Media members at Trump rallies have been threatened with violence including death threats.  Many conservative newspapers, like the Arizona Republic have received death threats for their endorsement of Hillary Clinton.

Trump supporters have started showing up in front of Democratic offices to “protest” and carrying guns. They make sure the people inside the office know they are carrying guns, too.

It is time to take the gloves off.  Donald Trump is engaged in sedition.  He is “inciting people to rebel against authority” and that is sedition.  The GOP under its spineless, cowardly leadership of Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and Reince Priebus won’t use the word either.

They cannot use the word because it has been their party that has desperately tried to suppress the vote of minorities, elderly, and young.  They are the ones who have used “voter fraud” which does not exist to pass voter suppression laws.

If they come forward now and say Trump is wrong, they ruin their own argument.  The real danger for our country is becoming not if Donald Trump can win, but what will his “followers” do when he gets thumped at the polls.

I have said this before and I will say it again.  Donald Trump is an un-American fascist who will stop at nothing to gain power.  When that power is refused by the people, I don’t count on him to graciously go quietly into the night.

If I am correct, I believe we will see an upsurge in domestic terrorism after the election.  Only the GOP leadership can calm things, but they need to start now and not wait for the election to end and the madness to begin.



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I am sure that headline probably makes some people uncomfortable.  But, it is time to ask that question.  If that question is wrong, then should we ask if Conservative Christians are mentally ill?

As you all know, I am not a “religious” person.  My beliefs are far different from just about everyone.  You also know from my writings that I was raised in Catholic Schools.  So, I know and understand Christianity very well.

The biggest reason I am bringing this up is because of all of the “stuff” that has happened over the past few weeks and throughout this campaign for that matter.

There was that infamous tape about Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women.  There are the 10 women who have come out and said that Trump sexually assaulted them over the years.

There was the arrest of three men in Kansas the other day.  These men are from a group called “Crusaders”.  The leader of this group is a self avowed “big” fan of Trump.  They were arrested for plotting to blow up an apartment complex that houses Somalian Muslims on November 9, the day after the election.

Mosques in several states have been spray painted with TRUMP.  Somehow the name Trump has become the new swastika.  Muslim women have been assaulted on the streets in New York City for simply wearing a hijab.

A Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in New Jersey had swastikas painted on his house not once but twice.  This man is a Christian Indian-American.  He is not Muslim but he has brown skin and wears a beard, so Trump supporters figure he must be a Muslim.

Then we have the GOP office in Orange County in North Carolina that was fire bombed.  On the building next door there was spray painting saying “Nazi GOP get out or else.

These are some of the hate crimes that have taken place during this election.  I have come to the conclusion that they are all the result of one common thread, besides Trump.  That thread is Conservative Christianity.

You may think I am stretching things here, but I don’t agree with that analysis of stretching.  There is proof that everything taking place is directly linked to that cult group.  And, that is the “reasons” being given to keep supporting Trump even after that tape.

Michelle Bachman claims that Trump has “been risen by God” to lead our country.  She is not alone in her view either.  Tony Perkins, head of the influential Family Research Council, affirmed that he would be voting for Trump regardless of the allegations of sexual assault. “As I have made clear, my support for Donald Trump in the general election was never based upon shared values; rather, it was built upon shared concerns.

Funny, but if you are a “true believer” I would think that shared values would be a much bigger reason to support a candidate than shared concerns.

Then there is a Kansas Republican Party Official who supports Trump who told CNN, “God can use anybody. He used the harlots. It’s all about what God can do.”

On Saturday Rep. Glen Thompson who is running for re-election in PA said that the words on that tape were “rude and unacceptable.”  Yet he is still going to support and vote for Trump.

In case you are wondering why, he said it was the explanation his wife gave him.  “Her explanation to me was that God takes the imperfect, and makes perfect for his purpose.”

WTF does that mean?  Is he really trying to say that God is making Trump “perfect”?  If that is his definition for “perfect” please remind me to delete the word from my dictionary.

Is he trying to say that God is using a self-confessed sexual abuser of women for “his purpose?”  That is a ridiculous statement all by itself.  As another Trump supporter said, which has been echoed over and over “we’re not electing a moral leader. But God uses people that are immoral and can also do good things.”

All of this begs the question.  What does “Conservative Christian” really mean?  Do these people have any morals or are they just interested in imposing their narrow viewpoint on the rest of society?

If we allow this “cult” to define Christianity for the rest of us, then we must answer the question above that there really is no God.  If you are a Christian or any other religious follower that believes in the existence of God, then you must criticize this stance from so-called Conservative Christians.

If your God is “using the imperfect Trump for his purposes” then the only thing I can say is that you want the end of our democracy to come soon.  There is no other explanation for that belief.

Maybe they think that Adolf Hitler was also an “imperfect person who was used by God for his purposes.”  Sorry folks, but if you believe in that God, you are far more Satanic than Christian.

May your God help you.

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From the very first, Donald Trump has run a campaign based on hate.  Sorry if you are offended by that comment, but the truth is the truth.  We have seen his hate put on display for the whole campaign.

He has called Mexican immigrants “rapists and criminals”.  He has laid terrorism at the feet of Muslims only and openly accused American Muslims of being part of the problem.  Therefore, all Muslims should be banned from immigrating to our country.

He has disparaged women on a daily basis.  Whether it is about their looks, intelligence, or just the fact they are women.   He is now suffering several accusations of sexual assault throughout his life.  Something he is calling a “media conspiracy” to keep him out of the White House.

He has claimed over and over that the election is being “rigged” against him.  That cry has grown louder and louder every time a new poll comes out showing him plummeting with the voters.

He has turned more and more towards a fascist attack plan.  Even saying that if he wins the election he is going to put his opponent in jail.  He has made fun of her becoming ill with pneumonia.  He claims she “doesn’t have the stamina” to be president like only men have enough stamina.  Now he and his campaign are accusing her of using drugs.  Sorry, but it was Donald sniffling like a coke addict in the last two debates.

He is willing to tear up the First, Fourth, Thirteenth, and Nineteenth Amendments just because he thinks they offer too much freedom to those nasty “others”.

He has even been able to split the Republican Party.  Some hate him.  Some love him.  And some just hold their noses around him.  Pundits are amazed that Republicans are still willing to support this lunatic.

But, they are missing the point, as usual.  This election is all about hate.  It is about hate towards immigrants.  It is about hate towards foreigners.  It s about hate towards Muslims.  It is about hate towards women.  It is about hate towards the media.  And especially, it is about hate towards Hillary Clinton.

The hate towards Hillary Clinton has been on review for over 25 years.  There is absolutely nothing she can do that these people will say was good.  Everything she says is a lie.  Everything she touches is corrupt.

Republicans have placed their whole focus of hate towards Hillary Clinton.  This is a passion with them.  It has nothing to do with facts or reality.  She is the wife of Bill Clinton who outdid Ronald Reagan on the economy and they can’t stand that simple fact.

There is no other explanation for so many Republicans saying they “cannot stand the man” or think he is “unstable” yet are willing to vote for him over Hillary Clinton.  It is a simple matter of hate.  That is best summed up when a major donor to the Republican Party says he is unsure of Trump’s stability but will vote for him because he can’t stand Hillary Clinton.  Only hate can make you vote for someone you don’t trust.

Yes, Bill Clinton was impeached for lying about his affair with Monica Lewinski.  However, Ronald Reagan was not impeached for lying and selling arms to Iran when it was illegal to do so.  That is all you need to know about the hatred towards the Clintons on the Republican side.

Unfortunately, Donald Trump has fed off that hatred.  He has lowered the bar on hatred.  He has rattled off a thousand reasons why he won’t win the election except his own incompetence.  With all of the hatred Republicans have towards Hillary Clinton, it was almost a sure thing they could win this election.  Then they nominated Donald Trump.

And what is the result of this nightmare?  We have Trump supporters threatening the media at Trump Rallies.  We have Muslim centers being vandalized with Trump slogans and swastikas.  We have a Trump supporter saying at a rally that if Clinton wins the election, she is “ready for a revolution”.

We even have the sheriff of Milwaukee County claiming that the whole government is corrupt and it is time for “pitchforks and torches”.  There is nothing coded or hidden in that message.  He too is calling for a revolution.

The Republican Party started this march in 1968 with Richard Nixon.  They have amped up the rhetoric over the years.  Ronald Reagan took it to another level with his “welfare queen” rhetoric.  Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan took it another notch up with their infamous “makers and takers” campaign.

Now Donald Trump has taken all of the niceties out of the election.  He is openly touting hate as the only reason to vote for him.  He is the master hater, and if you hate Hillary Clinton, then you must vote for the master hater.

Personally I find it disgusting that elected politicians are willing to go along with this central meme of this little boy.  We have seen this behavior in our country before.  We were fortunate to make it past it.  Let’s hope this time we will make it past it too.

Donald Trump has run a campaign of hate.  Republicans are willing to turn a blind eye to that campaign’s message and still support him.  That says a whole lot more about their lack of morality than Trump’s lack of morality.


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Donald Trump has made a lot of comments about his giving to charities.  So far, it turns out that is not the case.  Two came out today.  He claimed to haven given money to the Boy Scouts of America.  As it turns out, that is true.  He gave a whole $7.00 to the organization.  For the record the fee to become a Boy Scout at that time was $7.00.  So, one truth for Mr. Big Giver.

Then we have another story about the Big Giver.  Trump has claimed over and over that he donated to 9/11 charity in the amount of $10,000.  The charity in question was being backed and supported by Howard Stern.

We all know that Trump made several appearances on Stern’s radio show.  During one of the shows, Stern and his co-host announced that Donald Trump who was appearing on that show donated $10,000 to their charity to help victims of 9/11.

During this campaign Donald Trump has had some very interesting comments about 9/11.  Like the time during one of the Primary Debates he said that he “watched as thousand upon thousands of Muslims in New Jersey were cheering as the towers came down”.

Of course that was a blatant lie because it never happened.  He also claimed on the same stage that he “lost hundreds of friends” when the towers collapsed.  That doesn’t seem to be true either, but I don’t know that for sure.  I even doubt that Trump has more than 2 or 3 friends at all, if that many.

But the biggest thing he kept harping on was the “fact” that he donated $10,000 to charity to help victims of 9/11.  He has bragged about it.  It has been in his literature.  It is one of the things he proudly points to to show how generous he is.

The New York Post filed a Freedom of Information Act request for records about donations to these charities.  The New York City Controller decided to honor the request, and he scoured all of the records of the charities associated with 9/11.

SHOCK!  There is no record of any money received from the Trump Foundation, any company owned by Trump, or Trump himself.  It would appear that the public records say that Donald Trump did not donate $10,000 to any 9/11 charity including the one Howard Stern was sponsoring and announced on his radio show.

Donald must really have problems with the mail.  It seems that all of the “millions upon millions” of dollars he claims to have donated to charities have all been lost in the mail.  Including this $10,000 donation.

Now, the idea that someone promises to donate to a charity and then for some reason doesn’t tells me they are a sleaze.  The idea that they take credit for donating money that they do not actually donate makes them sewer dwellers.

I lived in New York City twice during my time in the Coast Guard.  The World Trade Center was a fixture all the time I lived there.  When I retired from the Coast Guard and went into Security Management and Disaster Preparedness, I became acquainted with a lot of other professionals.  Including people who worked in the World Trade Center.

Unfortunately, 3 friends and 6 colleagues lost their lives in that attack.  As a result, the fact that Donald Trump pledged $10,000 to a charity to help victims and then “stiffed” that charity really bothers me.

I am quite sure that Donald will either claim that he never pledged the money or that he actually gave the money under an alias or this is another media conspiracy to hurt him.  I know for a fact that he will never own up to the fact he lied about his charity giving, again.

This is not about just stiffing a charity.  This is about integrity.  Integrity is the one thing that each of us must have in order to be believed about anything.  Donald Trump has proven he has no integrity.  I would be surprised if he even knows how to spell the word.

Without integrity you cannot have any morality.  You cannot have any character.  You can not be trusted.  Since Donald Trump has shown time and again he has no integrity at all, means we cannot trust him with the reigns of power of our country.

His lack of integrity makes him totally unfit to be President.

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Sorry, but there is no other way to describe Trump’s campaign anymore than to call it a swamp.  And, that is probably an insult to swamps all across the country.

The last week has produced more swamp creatures than an old horror film.  These people just keep walking into the mess with eyes wide open and lying to the American people with stupid arguments.

This has been one remarkable week.  First we had that awful tape of Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women.  Then we had him say on stage at the debate that he never did any of those things he bragged about.  Then we have had a string of women come forward and say, yes, he has done those things to them.

The Trump swamp put out all kinds of accusations of their own against the women.  After telling America that they should believe everything said about Clinton and her husband, they claim you should not believe anything said negatively about Trump.

They further go on and say that all of this happened decades ago and isn’t relevant, and then say that what happened decades ago with Bill Clinton is relevant.

We were told that the alleged attack on a woman in First Class of an airplane could not have happened because there is a space between the seats.  Well, I flew on airplanes in the 80s and 90s and even in First Class a few times.  During those days, the seats did not have a space between them only an armrest.

At first Trump claimed that these women are all horrible, horrible liars.  Then he attacked the media for “creating” the scandal.  Then he blamed the Clintons for creating the scandal.  Then he blamed Global Bankers for creating the scandal.  Then he said “just look at her, I mean really.”  Meaning he wants you to believe the woman was pretty enough for him to bother with.

Mike Pence has been trying to stop the bleeding as well.  He keeps saying how Donald Trump “empowers” female employees and has so many women working at his company.  Yet only 43 percent of his workforce are women.

But if you really want to know how Trump’s campaign, organization, and even his own family feel about women, you need look no further than Donald Trump, Jr.

Junior crawled out from his hideout in the swamp with some advice for any woman who wishes to enter the workforce.  Be prepared to be sexually abused.

In 2013 on the Opie and Anthony Show, which was just unearthed by BuzzFeed, Junior said”

If you can’t handle some of the basic stuff that’s become a problem in the workforce today, then you don’t belong in the workforce.

You should go maybe teach kindergarten.  You can’t be negotiating billion-dollar deals if you can’t handle, like, you know.

Apparently Junior doesn’t believe teaching kindergarten is being part of the workforce.  He is telling women that if you can’t handle being in a sexually abusive environment, just quit.

Junior also seems to forget that this type of behavior is illegal in the workplace.  The Equal Employment Commission says it best:

It is illegal to harass a woman by making offensive comments about women in general.

This whole mess has shown that Donald Trump and his family have been practicing harassment throughout the years.  These are not isolated incidents of bad behavior once in a while.

In an interview in 1998 with Chris Matthews, Donald Trump said he hesitated running for political because “my trouble with women” would be a weak point.  He knew back then he had a problem with women.  Unfortunately, for both him and the country, everyone else now knows about his “problem with women.”

And just to show you how bad his judgement really is, he has hunkered down with Bannon, Bossie, Ailes and Conway to come up with his defense.  Bannon is a “silent” leader of the Alt-Right.  He even said that his Breitbart was the voice of the Alt-Right.  Bossie has made a living trying to create new scandals against the Clintons.  And you know all about Roger Ailes and his “problem with women”.  Conway was heading up the “legitimate rape” candidate’s campaign.

When Hillary Clinton tried to defend her husband and family she was “an enabler” to Bill’s bad behavior.  When Donald Trump calls his accusers “horrible, horrible liar” we are supposed to believe him.

Sometimes I feel like I am at the old drive-in theater when I was younger watching movies like “Swamp Creatures” all over again.  Problem is these swamp creatures are more scary than the swamp creatures in the old movies.


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