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Trump is speaking at the carrier plant. I CAN'T STOP CRYING (Original Post) trueblue2007 Dec 2016 OP
i hear you MFM008 Dec 2016 #1
+1,000 Auntie Bush Dec 2016 #2
HE JUST SAID ...."PEOPLE ARE CRYING" trueblue2007 Dec 2016 #3
Yep bravenak Dec 2016 #7
I don't listen to this asshole Trump at all. He's so F'en gross and stupid. n/t RKP5637 Dec 2016 #4
I hear you. I'm going to do him like I did GWB. If I want to know what he said, I'll look Arkansas Granny Dec 2016 #19
it worked for me then... dhill926 Dec 2016 #39
Ditto. hamsterjill Dec 2016 #43
I'm with you. Lifelong Protester Dec 2016 #58
... CaliforniaPeggy Dec 2016 #5
I'm wondering where do we go from here. He is going to wreck havoc on the majority of the US RKP5637 Dec 2016 #8
I will do as I did with bu$h turn it off liberal N proud Dec 2016 #6
Best way pipi_k Dec 2016 #14
What a opening statement. Wellstone ruled Dec 2016 #9
I muted him at the point. riversedge Dec 2016 #12
Changed to the Weather Channel. Wellstone ruled Dec 2016 #15
I'm watching a lot of weather lately. Also, No Vested Interest Dec 2016 #20
Found TMC,and some of the National Geographic Stories to be Wellstone ruled Dec 2016 #24
I'm driving CNN and MSNBC out of business Hortensis Dec 2016 #27
If one does Satilite TV, Wellstone ruled Dec 2016 #29
Yes. The # of eyeballs will be 0 once they go out of business. Hortensis Dec 2016 #33
Think these Turkey's are seeing Wellstone ruled Dec 2016 #37
Day shows already "feature" cheap hires padded with Hortensis Dec 2016 #40
Have a few Wellstone ruled Dec 2016 #42
Interesting. Poor people. No doubt they entered the Hortensis Dec 2016 #60
Your highlighted statement is right on. Wellstone ruled Dec 2016 #63
ugh, what a fucking piece of shit Fast Walker 52 Dec 2016 #22
Middle American hatred and belief in wild conspiracy theories. HughBeaumont Dec 2016 #10
I muted him after a few minutes of his bragging and rambling. But I understand and riversedge Dec 2016 #11
Turn it off wryter2000 Dec 2016 #13
I hope it is only 4 years or less SonofaFidel Dec 2016 #30
It's going to be so sickening treestar Dec 2016 #16
the boos will be very loud. Sunlei Dec 2016 #41
Turn him off! No really, if we all turn the channel or turn the tv off they know kydo Dec 2016 #17
Seriously. Cracklin Charlie Dec 2016 #21
I agree, totally, I would like to find a button that would block those channels demigoddess Dec 2016 #46
We just need one person to watch it and then tell us about JimBeard Dec 2016 #61
Turn the tv off. cwydro Dec 2016 #18
Good advice Monteg92 Dec 2016 #45
He is not worth your tears. No Vested Interest Dec 2016 #23
I hear alot about tears but mine is anger. JimBeard Dec 2016 #62
i'm at work barbtries Dec 2016 #25
I have never heard anyone speak like him. yallerdawg Dec 2016 #26
He sounds like a child when he speaks. He can't even articulate coherent sentences. n/t RKP5637 Dec 2016 #32
It's like "The Emperor Has No Clothes". smirkymonkey Dec 2016 #35
the new language of power 0rganism Dec 2016 #38
Ditto mindem Dec 2016 #28
I feel you. Do yourself a favor and use that mute button, or better still the off button. mahina Dec 2016 #31
I am boycotting the news on tv world wide wally Dec 2016 #34
Boy are we in trouble bucolic_frolic Dec 2016 #36
I haven't heard that orange asshole's shitty voice since before 11/8. I refuse to watch the catbyte Dec 2016 #44
I've stopped watching .... flying-skeleton Dec 2016 #47
Can't trust the Media flying-skeleton Dec 2016 #48
Post removed Post removed Dec 2016 #49
In 2 hour he took to fly there, economy destroyed 6000 jobs. Bernardo de La Paz Dec 2016 #50
This message was self-deleted by its author maryellen99 Dec 2016 #51
He is sowing the seeds of humbled_opinion Dec 2016 #52
Hang In There... TomJulie Dec 2016 #53
Turn off the damn TV tiredtoo Dec 2016 #54
Exactly tiredtoo TomJulie Dec 2016 #57
Stop right there vlyons Dec 2016 #55
I can't watch him blue cat Dec 2016 #56
I will never refer to him as (that title). lpbk2713 Dec 2016 #59
 

bravenak

(34,648 posts)
7. Yep
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:22 PM
Dec 2016

He loves it and wants to drink your tears. Send him a mean tweet, he might lose his shit if you word it right.

Arkansas Granny

(31,618 posts)
19. I hear you. I'm going to do him like I did GWB. If I want to know what he said, I'll look
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:38 PM
Dec 2016

for a transcript. I can't stand the sound of his voice. It just sets me on edge.

RKP5637

(67,112 posts)
8. I'm wondering where do we go from here. He is going to wreck havoc on the majority of the US
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:24 PM
Dec 2016

except for his circle of billionaires. Wait until the surveillance really starts and one is declared un-American or a terrorist because they don't support him and his cohorts. This is horrible, and we thought Bush was bad.

pipi_k

(21,020 posts)
14. Best way
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:32 PM
Dec 2016

to deal with him.

I did the same for Bush myself.

Actually I'm thinking I would almost rather hear Bush speak at this point. I certainly never thought there would come a day when I could loathe someone more than I loathed him.

 

Wellstone ruled

(34,661 posts)
9. What a opening statement.
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:24 PM
Dec 2016

Slapped Hillary right in the face with his comments about a fire wall. Listened to a interview this AM with Slim the Richest dufus in the world,his comment was,the worlds institutions will be able to survive Trump,but it will be the average American who will suffer. That is one profound statement my friends.

No Vested Interest

(5,178 posts)
20. I'm watching a lot of weather lately. Also,
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:39 PM
Dec 2016

The Price is Right and Family Feud, and Antiques Roadshow.
PBS has some pretty good alternatives at night.

 

Wellstone ruled

(34,661 posts)
24. Found TMC,and some of the National Geographic Stories to be
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:46 PM
Dec 2016

a welcome change of pace. Catch Hartman on the Laptop. Missed his thing with Palace today. BTW,appears their are some glaring recount issues in Wisconsin which will be prevented from resolution by Walker. Blank ballots showing up in Pennsey.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
27. I'm driving CNN and MSNBC out of business
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:51 PM
Dec 2016

by not turning them on. Their shallow, profiteering, career-protecting viewpoints are pathetic compared to good written coverage anyway, hardly a sacrifice.

There are a good number of us, and we're undermining a rotted tree anyway, so it will happen, but not enough to make it happen as quickly as we'd like. If only. It'd be so nice to serve them up their own day-after crash.

 

Wellstone ruled

(34,661 posts)
29. If one does Satilite TV,
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:55 PM
Dec 2016

every time you click a station,there is a number tagged to that station. Believe Cable does the same. It is all about the numbers of eyeballs.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
33. Yes. The # of eyeballs will be 0 once they go out of business.
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 05:10 PM
Dec 2016

It's not just that they so deserve it. It's that they have become so corrupt that the survival of our liberal democracy requires the destruction of this particular profit formula.

 

Wellstone ruled

(34,661 posts)
37. Think these Turkey's are seeing
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 05:24 PM
Dec 2016

the hand writing and are in denial. Just watched CBS/Viacom trying to save their collective butts this week. They have a News Department that is losing market share as well as dollars,and Corporate owned Stations that no one wants to own. Comcast wants Time-Warner and that might be the major reason they are all in with Trump. They are counting on the FTC to let them complete their merger after Obama put the stop to it.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
40. Day shows already "feature" cheap hires padded with
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 05:41 PM
Dec 2016

unpaid performers who need exposure to develop their careers and sell their books.

The owners throwing in with Trump to salvage the merger seems to make perfect business sense. There isn't really much more fat to shave, though, and I've been hoping the election would accelerate the demise of this corrupt and corrupting business model. I.e., if the real disgust and disillusionment among their viewership were only combined with a little more principle and resolution.

 

Wellstone ruled

(34,661 posts)
42. Have a few
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 05:58 PM
Dec 2016

acquaintances working at a couple of local stations in the Midwest. Outside of their key so called Anchor Positions,their Salaries have gone down hill and many are leaving for better jobs in Public Relations for Corporations.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
60. Interesting. Poor people. No doubt they entered the
Fri Dec 2, 2016, 07:52 AM
Dec 2016

field believing they would always be part of something vital and important. Oh, well. I'm sure not mourning passage of an era where TV "news" was degraded to a few carefully inoffensive sentences between large blocks of commercials--fed to a traditionally captive audience.

I do worry a lot about what comes next. How does journalism fulfill its role in democracies as people move on to picking and choosing their favorite flavors among an incredible selection of video feeds? Will representative government turn out to be an effectively unworkable model in the Information Age?

Even supposedly respectable information sources are potentially very destructive. How about the willingness and ability of a wire service to instantly blanket the nation with a ridiculous but devastating lie about a presidential candidate? Or Comey-type strikes instantaneously delivered to many millions of personal devices?

BREAKING: AP analysis: More than half those who met Clinton as Cabinet secretary gave money to Clinton Foundation.
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 23, 2016
 

Wellstone ruled

(34,661 posts)
63. Your highlighted statement is right on.
Fri Dec 2, 2016, 01:08 PM
Dec 2016

With a dumbed down Educational system,so easy to fool the masses.

Have to get this off my chest. What we have witnessed is the same tactics used against ACORN. And we now see the after affects in our major cities. Will Aides and HIV spread like wild fire around the Globe as funding from the Clinton Foundation goes away,we all know the real answer.

What we now see is Karl Rove and Lee Attwater's so called Permanent Republican Majority. Again,people were not paying attention.


HughBeaumont

(24,461 posts)
10. Middle American hatred and belief in wild conspiracy theories.
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:26 PM
Dec 2016

"To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead"

riversedge

(71,264 posts)
11. I muted him after a few minutes of his bragging and rambling. But I understand and
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:27 PM
Dec 2016

emphasize with you. I think I am moving on--then I see him on his ego tour and all the sorrow comes rushing back

wryter2000

(46,647 posts)
13. Turn it off
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:32 PM
Dec 2016

Seriously, your only hope for the next 4 years is to ignore him as best you can. The "news " media will fill you in on anything you might need to know

SonofaFidel

(4 posts)
30. I hope it is only 4 years or less
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:56 PM
Dec 2016

It is lost. We will never see another D president at this point. I am hopeless. And cray practically every night now. How does one deal with the prospect of living under this regime?

treestar

(82,383 posts)
16. It's going to be so sickening
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:34 PM
Dec 2016

Can't imagine his inaugural address. A bunch of boasting. Demeaning every custom and practice.

kydo

(2,679 posts)
17. Turn him off! No really, if we all turn the channel or turn the tv off they know
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:34 PM
Dec 2016

They, the people tracking viewers, know what you are watching. Turn off the tv when orange man is on. Actually I still haven't gone back to watch cable news.

The dude is just an orange person. The truly elected President is being forced to live in exile. She is an awesome person. Hopefully justice will some how prevail.

Cracklin Charlie

(12,904 posts)
21. Seriously.
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:44 PM
Dec 2016

This guy is only there because corporate media thought he would boost ratings. They don't care whether you watch because you love him or hate him...just as long as you keep watching.

Turn. It. Off.

it will cost them dearly.

demigoddess

(6,652 posts)
46. I agree, totally, I would like to find a button that would block those channels
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 06:16 PM
Dec 2016

so I couldn't turn to them even by accident. and I am a news junkie since I was a kid. only broadcast local evening news, for my husband, from now on.

 

JimBeard

(293 posts)
61. We just need one person to watch it and then tell us about
Fri Dec 2, 2016, 11:54 AM
Dec 2016

what he said so we will have the fightback information with out having to listen to him.

No Vested Interest

(5,178 posts)
23. He is not worth your tears.
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:45 PM
Dec 2016

Better to emotionally divorce yourself from current American politics for the time being.
Enough current events will seep through so that you'll have an overview of what's going on.

barbtries

(28,929 posts)
25. i'm at work
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:47 PM
Dec 2016

is he telling them they're out of work? what is happening?



don't feel too bad. i pretty much hate all republicans, not just for their evil deeds, but for inciting the hatred within my heart.

yallerdawg

(16,104 posts)
26. I have never heard anyone speak like him.
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:51 PM
Dec 2016

It is incomprehensible, meaningless and fact-free.

This is "charismatic"?

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
35. It's like "The Emperor Has No Clothes".
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 05:15 PM
Dec 2016

When is the little boy in the audience going to cry out "but he's a fucking idiot"!?

0rganism

(24,229 posts)
38. the new language of power
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 05:24 PM
Dec 2016

we don't speak it fluently, but Trump and his followers do
if Democrats are going to win anything ever again, we will have to learn to communicate in this dialect

mindem

(1,580 posts)
28. Ditto
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 04:52 PM
Dec 2016

This country has some serious problems. I think we are going to go on a long painful slide to the bottom.

bucolic_frolic

(44,630 posts)
36. Boy are we in trouble
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 05:23 PM
Dec 2016

I doubt we'll hold together as a country until April 15. 2017.

Trump is a pushover because he's so stupid. Not one you'd select
for brainpower in anything.

catbyte

(34,836 posts)
44. I haven't heard that orange asshole's shitty voice since before 11/8. I refuse to watch the
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 06:06 PM
Dec 2016

complicit media. I am beyond disgusted with them, and everyone who voted for that horror show. Shame on them.

My awesome SO has taken off his "NOT MY PRESIDENT" tee shirt off only to wash it. I love that man.

Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

Bernardo de La Paz

(49,695 posts)
50. In 2 hour he took to fly there, economy destroyed 6000 jobs.
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 06:41 PM
Dec 2016

It created some other ones, but tRump doesn't have any clue about the new economy and little about the old.

Response to trueblue2007 (Original post)

TomJulie

(98 posts)
53. Hang In There...
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 07:03 PM
Dec 2016

I don't like it either but I refuse to worry about things I can't control and won't go squirrelly on wild conspiracy stuff like Trump being the anti-christ. He can't be any worse than Bush and if we survived 8 long years of Bush, we'll survive Trump. All we can do is get ready for the next election.

tiredtoo

(2,949 posts)
54. Turn off the damn TV
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 07:13 PM
Dec 2016

As long as this dude brings ratings he will be shown every chance they get. Turn if off!

TomJulie

(98 posts)
57. Exactly tiredtoo
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 10:39 PM
Dec 2016

That's what I'm doing. I've turned off the TV as all it does is bring me down. I'm going to move forward and do my best to act like none of this has happened. Won't do me any good to dwell on it. These things run in cycles and our time will come again. I'm not going to let Trump ruin my life. The world will still be here tomorrow.

vlyons

(10,252 posts)
55. Stop right there
Thu Dec 1, 2016, 07:16 PM
Dec 2016

Get a grip and calm down. As despicable, vulgar, and depraved as Trump is -- don't hate him. Don't harbor hatred towards anyone. Hatred makes people stupid. Think, say, and do stupid stuff. Hatred keeps you trapped in deep deep unhappiness. When you hate, you join their team - the haters' team. You're a much better person than that. Find a way to channel the energy and fire of that anger and hated into something positive and beneficial to others. You'll feel much better.

Whatever the causes and conditions that have brought Trump to the presidency, we just have to deal with it now. Life doesn't care whether we like it or not. Life is difficult. The Buddhist perspective is that all of us live here in Samsara, the realm of suffering. So sorry to bring you the news about suffering, but we're just damned stuck with it. Nobody likes it. Trump won't be around forever. Out of all the stupid chaos and havoc that he will wreck, something else will emerge. Let's work together to make sure that something else will be whole hell of a lot better.

lpbk2713

(42,910 posts)
59. I will never refer to him as (that title).
Fri Dec 2, 2016, 01:49 AM
Dec 2016



He will be the most unworthy individual to ever occupy the Oval Office.

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