Trump, The Childish Politician

20150817-Donald-TrumpThe first votes have been counted. Iowans have caucused and their voices have been heard. Good Lord people are not happy about it. On the Republican side we have Trump is claiming outright fraud. On the Democrats side of the aisle we have Bernie Sanders considering a recount.

The entire night I was biting my fingernails and gasping for air as the results trickled in. As I watched the commentators on CNN discuss the different voters they spoke with I thought one thing. We really need to educate our citizens. I kept asking myself so many repeated questions. How are people arriving at the caucus sites undecided? Do they not educate themselves before arriving? How can people support candidates with no political experience and no experience in how Washington works? How do people not understand how congress works and how the president works with congress to get their initiatives passed?

When they finally were announced I realized one thing. Education needs to be an even bigger focus of our nation than it already is.

The night resulted in Donald Trump losing the Iowa Caucus in a huge upset to Ted Cruz with Rubio right behind him in third place.

GOP Iowa Results

It came as a surprise to him, but not just to him. It came as a surprise to the media, the Republican’s and many others. Trump was polling ahead of the other candidates and had his ego telling him he would win. So what happens when Donald Trump loses something he expects to win? He throws a tantrum.

This is the problem with non-politicians running for political office. They don’t get the realities of elections. Polling isn’t the reality of how election results will turnout. You can’t depend on what polls say. In 2008 Hillary was expected to lose New Hampshire and she won. You never know what will happen in primaries or elections and a true politician knows that and handles it with grace in public.

None-the-less we got to watch the equivalent of a petulant child meltdown in public and on social media over the loss of 1 out of 49 state primaries/caucuses. Never in my life have I seen a politician behave this way.

 

First off, yes Ted Cruz is flamboyant, but when did politicians start using insults like that? And when did we start wanting people who aren’t politicians in political office? People with no experience in politics, without experience running a country, running government jobs, in a powerful government position. It makes no sense. He is an embarrassment. Name a first world nation whose leader behaves like this in public!

He continued with a rant on fraud, yet has no proof of fraud.

 

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20150817-Donald-TrumpListen Trump ( and Sanders for that matter), Iowa is one state. When you lose the first state out of many you need to be mature about it. You need to show you have the political chops and know how to pick yourself up, brush yourself off and move on to the next primary.

Childishly lashing out is pathetic. It’s for the school yard, not for national politics. The fact that Trump is still playing well on a national political stage is beyond me. It scares me to death and it leads me to believe one thing… We need to invest more in our education system.

How did we get to a place where so many people are voting for a man with no experience and leading a campaign based on hate, discrimination, racism, xenophobia, ignorance and inexperience… lack of education. How are people still supporting Trump for president after watching his childish meltdown post Iowa Caucus? Lack of education is the only answer I can come up with. If you knew that a president of the United States should never act like that then you wouldn’t vote for him.

 

Refugees are human beings. We should accept them into the US!

downloadIt’s no secret that I wholeheartedly believe that the United States should accept Syrian refugees and help them resettle here in the land of the free, the brave and the land where you can dream of a better tomorrow.  Since the Paris Attacks in November which were then followed by the attack in San Bernardino the debate as to whether the US should accept Syrian refugees has ignited a firestorm across the country.

Some fear that terrorist will use the refugee resettlement program as a way to sneak into our country while some of these people still realize not all Muslims or Syrians are terrorists. Others fear all Muslims out of a pure xenophobic and discriminatory belief system want to enter our country with negative objectives in their hearts (which I couldn’t disagree with more).

I was recently presented with a question and I wanted to give it some steady thought and dedicated time before I hastily responded. I was asked the following:

Okay so lets assume we have 10,000 refugees come into the country. But let’s be conservative and not get crazy with the numbers. So lets not suggest that 10% or even 5% of the refugees sympathize with ISIS. Lets say just 2.5% sympathize. That’s only 250 people.

Do you feel 250 members in a 2nd Amendment country is a good idea knowing that 22 other Arab nations have not taken a single refugee for fear of national security issues. (Google how many the Saudis have resettled refugees).

I should start by saying this is from a Twitter follower who I do not know in person, but have grown to respect over time, even though we sit on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Now with that said we can continue.

The person that asked me this question approached me with a correct number. The Obama Administration is prepared to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next year. After that first sentence I leave any understanding of where the rest of the question or figures come from. This person and I disagree on a lot of points being that I come at everything from a liberal slant and he comes from a conservative slant. He isn’t going to be shocked to find out that I am baffled here with the rest of his question, at least I think he won’t be.

“Lets say just 1.5% sympathize. That’s only 250 people.” Here he, along with a lot of Americans and conservatives, have a natural assumption of a few things:

  1. That refugees aren’t in fact fleeing war-torn areas where their families are being murdered, tortured and bombed. These people seem to think the refugees aren’t trying to escape a world that those of us living in a privileged first world country could never imagine.
  2. The other assumption that there are 250 people aiming to enter the country through the Refugee Vetting Process is absurd because of the length of time the vetting process takes and because of the volume of refugees. To put a number like 250 or 500 or even 5 refugees are likely to be terrorists via this process is an impossible figure to come to in my opinion. There is no basis for that assumption or conclusion in my opinion.

There are 4.2 million Syrian refugees. 850,000 of which attempting to move to Europe, 10,000 of which Obama wants to allow into the United States. They then must go through a minimum of an 18 month vetting process. With ISIS’ need to cause immediate fear and terror my belief is that the refugee vetting process isn’t going to be the direction they would take. Not to mention single men and women or couples without children who have traveled to areas of unrest will standout in the very in-depth vetting process singling them out to our government which I have full faith in.

 

2nd Amendment

This Twitter follower and friend also asked me if it is appropriate to allow possible terrorists sympathizers into a “2nd Amendment country” and at the same time supports the 2nd Amendment like a lot of conservatives. In one instant he retweeted this:

 

If you are a liberal you can probably tell where I am going with this, but let me get my thoughts together here. Let’s start from the bottom up. If we took control of our out-of-control gun crazy country we could ease the fear my friend here has of this being a 2nd Amendment country and possible terrorist sympathizers gaining access to guns. If Republicans and the NRA would stop standing in the way of bills, such as the one trying to make it illegal for people on the no fly list to buy guns, then we would be making huge strides in making this country safer. We would also be making giant leaps in helping to prevent terrorist sympathizers, both from abroad and homegrown, gain access to guns.

We need to close the gun show loophole by requiring criminal background checks on all purchases taking place at all events where firearms are being sold. We need to make sure all gun sales in America are being tracked and all those purchasing guns are being given background checks and being monitored for our safety. The safety of the American public. We need to ban military style weapons. Since when did you need an assault rifle to hunt for deer or birds? You don’t!

We can have our 2nd Amendment, but it’s time we take a hard look at the realities of the 2nd Amendment and what it entails. Why do we need to be an armed country as if we aren’t under constant threat of invasion? Do you know who is in constant threat of invasion and assault in their homes? The Syrian Refugees if they can’t flee Syria and have to stay in their homes over run by ISIS.

 

No Arab Nation is Taking Syrian Refugees:

Turkey has taken 1.9 million refugees overwhelming the country. Lebanon has taking 1.1 million refugees increasing the population by 25%.  Jordan has taken 629,000 refugees while Egypt has taken 132,375 refugees. Neighboring Iraq, a war town country itself has taken another 249,400 refugees. The United Arab Emirates have taken in 250,000 refugees.

The simple fact is that many Arab nations are accepting Syrian refugees. In fact The countries that are, for the most part, are members of the 1951 UN treaty on refugees and have been holding up their end of the deal. The Gulf countries not participating have given their responses with claims of helping over 500,000 refugees via funding of the other Arab nations, non-classification of refugees as refugees and other responses along those lines. Why doesn’t Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, or Bahrain accept Refugees flat out? You’ll have to pick up the phone and give them a call. In the meantime though I’d take a good look at the way the world is coming together and helping humanity. A handful, four countries, aren’t participating in a movement doesn’t mean we have to join forces and stick our nose up at those in need.

 

I wish Rosie O’Donnell would step up her feud with Donald Trump again!

Rosie-ODonnell-Mike-Tyson-Live-On-Stage-Opening-Show-Las-Vegas-Nevada-April-14-2012For as long as I have been aware of who Rosie O’Donnell is I have had a love and hate relationship as far as my opinion on her has gone.  Yet, as I look back at who she is and what she stands for I don’t know that my judgments of her have been fair.

Rosie has had an impressive career that I have rather enjoyed over the years.  To top it off she has taken the fruits of that labor and funneled a lot of the money she has earned into charities without expecting recognition for her charitable work. In 2006 Tyra Banks pointed out on her show that most people don’t realize that at that point Rosie had given over $100 million to charity.

I personally work in the nonprofit world.  It’s my belief that if you have the means you should give back to your local, national or global community. As long as you have a passion, you should support that passion and help make the world a better place. Something Rosie has done time and time again.

She has human issues from health to family troubles. That’s no different than any of us. The only difference is her issues get dragged through the media. So yea, I probably have been too hard on her.

I think my issues with her in the past have stemmed from her harsh outward persona.

With that all said I have always appreciated her public feud with Donald Trump. I still remember watching her fight with Trump begin in 2006 when she shared her opinions on him after the Miss USA drama of Tara Conner’s drug use. Not to mention her decision to also call him out on his bankruptcy filings and similarities to a snake oil salesman.

Year after year, Donald continued to jab at her. Mostly on Twitter. My guess is because he knew if he attacked her it would get him in the press. Funny enough if you look at the timeline of their “feud” most of the time Rosie takes the high road. She tells him to get list, take a hike or just calls him an ass and leaves it at that. Good for you girl!

Following the first republican debate of the 2016 presidential primary season after Donald Trump again insulted Rosie she simply replied on Twitter by saying, “Try explaining that to your kids.”

The primary season had just begun. No one in their right mind, besides some red necks I’m sure, were taking Trump seriously in this debate. I don’t think Trump was taking himself seriously at the time. Of course she didn’t have more to say of her feuding partner.

Now, months later Trump has proven himself to unfortunately be a real candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States of America. It makes me sick to even write those words!

According to Edge Media, when Rosie was recently asked about Trump’s campaign she simple had to say:

It’s a nightmare…That’s my quote

I want to say, good for you girl. Stay above it and stay out of it so he doesn’t attack you. Rosie has enough going on. She has some major issues going on in her personal life and she doesn’t need drama with this crazy man.

With that said, someone needs to stand up to Trump. We have a man with one of the largest platforms in the country, if not the world, spouting of the worst rhetoric we have heard in a long time coming from a presidential candidate.

From xenophobic comments, to racist comments, to islamophobic comments Trump is doing nothing but further dividing a nation in turmoil. In a time where our country finds itself divided we need a leader who can bring us together. We need a leader with compassion in their heart. That is not Trump. We need a leader that can see the bigger picture. We need a leader that can pull people of all backgrounds regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, religion and socioeconomic status to the table. This is something Trump cannot do. He feeds hate. He feeds anger. He feeds divisiveness and distrust.

Rosie has an interesting opportunity. A voice that a lot of people don’t. She is well versed on the issues and politically involved up until recently. She is experienced in the talk show world and in battling Trump in the public arena.

It’s obviously not her wish or desire to debate Trump or engage with him and I respect that. None-the-less I do wish she would take a stand and use her voice and platform to say enough is enough. She is a strong woman. An impressive woman and a woman people listen to. A woman I respect and I think others do too. Trump is out-of-line and it’s time we put an end to a presidential candidate spouting off:

  • Racist commentary in a time of racial unrest in our country. In a time when we are seeing increased protest, racial violence and dissatisfaction across our nation.
  • Xenophobic comments in a time when we are having a public debate in the face of a global humanitarian refugee crisis. We may not all agree on what the solution is, but having a political candidate yelling and feeding fuel to the fire from one of the largest podiums in the country is hurting our nation more than helping.
  • Nazi like commentary which sets us back decades and pushes forward Nazi sympathizer mentalities and supports KKK and skinhead type organizations across this country is unacceptable.
  • Islamophobic commentary that should never be spoken by a presidential candidate. No candidate should ever single out a specific ethnicity or minority group. We are a nation of immigrants that welcomes all people. If Trump is too ignorant to realize that he shouldn’t be running for president.

I’ve wished for weeks that the right person would step up and take him on in the media. I’ve wondered who that would be. Could it be the Republican Party? No, it can’t be because Trump will just keep threatening them. Could it be Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? No, neither of them could do it to the fullest extent because they have to keep a certain reputation as candidates. Could it be someone in the media? No, Trump goes after the media and we saw what he did to Megyn Kelly.

I do wish Rosie would challenge him. Maybe she could take some of the spotlight off of his campaign. Maybe she could make him look stupid to those who support him. Maybe I am just desperate for any opportunity to take him down because he is almost scarier than George W. Bush getting a third term.

It feels like Trump has a strangle hold on our country. Everyone from the media, to his fellow candidates to celebrities and anyone else with a voice that will be heard seems afraid to challenge him. I’m sick of this dictator. He does not represent America and what we stand for. It’s time we speak out against him. He is a nightmare is not enough anymore even if his candidacy could be the best thing for the Democratic Party.

I need a temporary unfriend button for FB over the Refugee Crisis!

images (1)I can’t decide what is going to be harder. Getting through the election cycle or getting through the Refugee crisis and related debate. Either way I have realized that I am way to passionate about both topics for my own good.

I wish Facebook had an “I’m angry unfriend” button that allowed you to click unfriend out of anger, but didn’t actually unfriend the person.  It would just put the person in a queue for you to look at later once you had a chance to cool down and decide if you want to unfriend them later. It would save me a lot of grief.

My biggest issue has come not from disagreements or political debates. Disagreements happen everyday for me. If you follow me on social media you can probably tell I am slightly opinionated. Okay, I am extremely opinionated. I am so left of center in my beliefs I debate fellow democrats on a daily basis so you can imagine how often I debate republicans.

No, disagreements don’t do me in. It’s when people cross a line with the language they choose to use while disagreeing with me. For the past two days I’ve been going toe to toe with someone in my life who I am close with over Donald Trumps suggestion that the United States should start a national database to register all Muslim Americans and that we should not accept any Syrian Refugees into the United States.  I strongly believe refugees should be welcomed in America after the vetting process.

After rounds of debating this person I finally decided to let her have the last word because I could tell she was just as incoherent in her thought process on this subject as Donald Trump himself. She didn’t understand how making Muslims carry ID cards indicating their religion would be no different than how the Nazi’s made the Jewish people wear gold stars during World War II. I just wasn’t getting through to her. Sometimes you just have to step back from a debate.

Then this morning her friend chimed in to let her know she schooled me and that she put everything into a good perspective. Her views in support of Trump were a good perspective. They flat out told me that the Syrians should “pull up their big girl panties and stay in their region and fight their war.” Really, innocent men, women and children should suffer bombings by terrorist? That’s a good perspective? They also told me that immigration reform should only support Latinos. It should support Latinos, but why only Latinos? Who are these people?

I couldn’t ignore these messages as they started to flood in today.

In an onslaught of questions back to them I was called an asshole, by the friend… not by the person I am close to. That was the straw that broke the camels back for me. You don’t call me a curse word because you don’t share my opinion. You don’t resort to that type of language because you can’t keep up with a debate or defend your opinions besides to say “I don’t know why… it’s just what I think.” The next point they made was that we would feel safer in movie theaters if we didn’t let Muslim Refugees into our country. Newsflash ladies… the shootings in American movie theaters have been carried out by white men! Hello!

Both ladies were on a one-way ticket to unfriend and block town.  It’s like vomit to me. I see an insult of that nature and my mouse finds itself hovering right over the unfriend button before I can control it. Once you click it there is no turning back. Before you know it your friend, your cousin, your neighbor or colleague has been unfriended.

Once you have calmed down you then realize… you will have to deal with that decision. Had you just not unfriended the idiot you could just ignore the entire situation. Why can’t there be an option that allows you to temporarily unfriend people while angry?! It would save me a lot of grief.

Don’t come at us for caring about Cecil the Lion!

cecil1_3391546bOften times I struggle when I want to reply to a friend or acquaintance that writes something, says something or posts something on social media that I adamantly disagree with.  Most of the time I am told to look the other way and not to engage with people. Confrontation is just not worth the energy you waste, but the fact of the matter is that I am an opinionated person.

The energy I waste holding my opinions in is more harmful to myself than sharing my opinions. I’ve waited just about 25 hours since this friend posted his ignorant thoughts on the recent killing of Cecil the Lion and it’s time for me to come back in full force. While I respect his right to his own beliefs I strongly feel he is misguided.

This kid posted on Facebook yesterday a thought that struck me off guard. He said:

Yeah, a lion is dead that shouldn’t be, but lets get over it and talk about some problems in the world that actually matter a little more?! For instance, black men and women are systematically hunted and killed every day, white people are defending racist symbols and getting their feelings hurt (get off your southern pride and State’s rights kool-aid), a dispatcher hung up on a girl trying to save her best friend’s life, the LGBTQ community is still stoned and hanged and killed and systematically oppressed around the world, and for whatever reason Sarah Palin is still taken seriously by foolish white folks…just to name a few.

Man did I ever have to take a breather after reading that post which was then followed by a walk. I don’t disagree with him in that there are a lot of issues facing this world. A lot of issues that need us to be compassionate. A lot of issues out there that need humans to focus our attention on to them to make positive change on this planet. The issue I have with his post is that human compassion does not need to be limited to one or two issues. Human compassion can be spread out among any and all issues plaguing this humanity.

If we only worried, publicized and became angry about the murder of innocent humans but ignored issues like animal cruelty then we would find ourselves living in a very different universe. If we only focused on issues like “white people defending racist symbols”, an issue I also stand firmly against and strongly believe the confederate flag belongs in the past and not in the present, then who focuses on climate change?

We live in a world with a million issues to face, to fight, and to battle. We also live in a world full of people with many passions. That is what makes this world so great. When there is a wrong deed committed the do-gooders come out in full force to see that right is done. We come together to see that justice is served.

There are people screaming that we shouldn’t be focused on one issue over the other. Well, I hate to break it to you. Some of us think that Black Lives Matter. Some of us think that Gay Lives Matter. Some of us think that Cecil’s life Mattered. Some of us stand with each fight and fight loudly and passionately and believe each fight deserves our voices and our passions. I don’t think one needs to be heard louder than the other. I don’t think I need to divide my attention. I think I can care wholeheartedly about multiple issues as long as I am continuing to fight for what I believe in and I believe in justice for all living things.

This kid updated his post later in the day, as I suppose he received some heat from other Facebook followers of his that decided to not look away from his post like I did, saying:

UPDATE: I would like to clarify that I do not mean to belittle or justify Cecil’s death – I, too, also find it unjustifiable and wrong; however, it is important to eye the bigger picture: stopping the eradication of an entire species. While Cecil’s death is unfortunate, we are ignoring the big picture and glorifying a celebrity lion and ruining some Minnesota man’s life, when we should actually utilize different efforts to make change.

I don’t disagree that there is a bigger picture of poaching that needs to be addressed. If this kid did any research he would realize that the Change.Org petition started in response to Cecil’s death is not calling for a mob attack on Walter Palmer, the murder of this innocent lion. The petition is actually calling for systematic change.

We need to work together to take a few steps:

1) We need the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to release their final rule on the listing of the African lion under the Endangered Species Act to help prevent imports of trophy animals killed in outrageous circumstances.

2) We also need USFWS to look into violations of the Lacey Act. If there have been, Mr. Palmer and any accomplices must be held fully accountable.

3) Officials in Zimbabwe already arrested two Zimbabweans. Public pressure must continue so they are held accountable as well as any business they were connected to — these bloody and violent trophy hunting businesses cannot get away with this cruelty.

Cecil’s death is one death that has rocked the international community, but to belittle the raw emotions it has created and to say it has done nothing more than ruin the life of one evil man is ignorant and uneducated.

With all this said. Help create change and sign the Change.Org petition.

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Send Walter Palmer back to Zimbabwe!

By now Mr. Walter Palmer, a murder and dentist from Minnesota, has become a household name around the world after it become international knowledge that he is the killer of Cecil the famous Zimbabwean lion.  The killing took place during a paid hunting trip while he was a tourist in Zimbabwe, his two hunting guides, a local professional hunter and a farmer have already been arrested by local authorities according to BBC News and face up to 15 years in prison.

Mr. Palmer claims he thought that his guides had taken care of all the proper permits. I don’t care. BBC quotes him as saying:

I relied on the expertise of my local professional guides to ensure a legal hunt… Again, I deeply regret that my pursuit of an activity I love and practice responsibly and legally resulted in the taking of this lion.

If you are hunting for sport and not for sustenance, for food, for survival then you are hunting for the thrill of murder. You are hunting for blood. You are hunting as a walter-palmer

Mr. Palmer paid $50,000 for this hunting excursion. This tells me he had the money to have his legal team look into proper permitting. It’s easy for an elitist like him to point fingers at the poor hunting guides, who also deserve what is coming to them in the way of long-term prison terms. None-the-less, he deserves the same. He illegally hunted and killed this animal.

Send him back to Zimbabwe and see he has his day in court. See justice for Cecil!

Why would anyone vote for Donald Trump?! Don’t blindly follow the comb-over!

 

Donald-Trumps-Hair_zpswqc4ev8gTrump talks politics like an uneducated ranting child, it baffles my mind that so many people in the United States of America actually are considering voting for this man in the next presidential election.  Once again I am looking at a candidate for president that has blinded the American populace with his words, but has done nothing of substance to actually warrant being president.

A lot of conservatives are eating up what Donald Trump says because he says what they want to hear. Sadly what they want to hear isn’t always possible in the real world.

JOBS: Trump, like many people in the United States, especially conservatives, wants to keep jobs in this country. He stated he would have gone as far as implementing a 35% tax on cars and car parts imported from Mexico if Ford opened new factories in Mexico shipping jobs from the U.S. south of the border. This may sound ideal to some conservatives. It may sound like a hard-line stance by the GOP candidate that could have forced Ford to keep factories in the U.S. Unfortunately it’s all talk.

It’s an example of how uneducated Donald Trump is and why he has no grounds to be president of the United States of America. He doesn’t even realize that the President of the United States doesn’t have the power to impose a tax of this nature. Only Congress has that power. Not only can he not impose a tax like that if he were president, but a tax like that would violate the North American Free Trade Act which George W. Bush signed into law.

Does Donald Trump know anything about national or international laws? We may want to ask that question if we are going to consider him for president… just a thought.

ISIS: Donald Trump wants to bomb oil fields in Iraq to undercut ISIS in Iraq. Okay Donald, if you succeed and the country is fully taken back by the Iraqi people how will the country recover from losing one of its greatest resources that you just bombed into submission? Instead of helping the country you have just taken away its greatest source of financial wellbeing. You have left the country poor and vulnerable. The government would be vulnerable to more takeovers and the people would be vulnerable, hungry and poor if the oil fields were bombed. There is no logic or long-term planning in his thought process.

OBAMACARE: Don’t even get me started on Obamacare. Donald Trump and conservatives that are anti-Obamacare will be anti-Obamacare no matter what FACTS you put in front of them are. Facts don’t matter to these people. Trump claims that congress is exempt from the law. Congress is NOT exempt from the law. Just travel over to factcheck.org and do some self-educating. The truth is that Congress members and their staff face additional requirements that other American’s don’t. They are actually required to get their insurance through the insurance exchanges now instead of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan.  Educate yourself people! Don’t blindly follow the comb-over!

RACISM AND XENOPHOBIA: Donald Trump has run his campaign on a platform of shock value targeted at minorities. Who can he hate today? I swear he must wake up in the mornings and decide, “Which nationality or group of people needs to be discriminated against or marginalized in this primary and election process to get conservatives out to vote?” We don’t need this in the white house. This is not how you govern a great nation. We don’t call Mexicans rapists, drug pushers or the like. We don’t stereotype and box in entire classes of people and we especially expect our leaders not to do that.

What really has grown to disgust me though is his xenophobic comments following the Paris Attacks. Donald Trump has turned from a racists to a Hitler clone right here in America. Calling for databases of Muslim in our country. Wanting Muslims to carry identification cards much like the Jewish people had to wear gold stars during WWII. I have to ask myself, how can anyone support this man in the face of this xenophobia?

Just throw him in the trash!
Just throw him in the trash!

CHILDISH: Lastly, why would anyone on earth want a country to be led by a child? It baffles my mind that anyone would want a man of this nature to represent us as a country. A man that verbally attacks women. A man that classifies entire races as rapists.  A man that refers to people as obese for snark and headlines, when he himself is clearly overweight. According to two different sites, one of which is www.heightweightnetworth.com Trump is 6’ 3” and 198 pounds. That puts his BMI just over 25 which puts him overweight himself. He is quick to shoot, but not quick to look in the mirror. It’s just like his screaming about illegal immigrants while he employees plenty of them at his construction sites. He fights and yells and throws tantrums like a 5 year-old. He is not presidential material.

We need a leader, not a child in office. Come on people! At least give the GOP a real candidate.