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Incorrect. Al Gore conceded the election on election night 2000. Then he withdrew his concession and later contested the Florida vote when the Florida Election Committee told him there was going to be a re-count.
After the Supreme Court gave the election to Bush Gore gave his concession speech which was on Dec. 13, 2000. Trump said Wednesday he may not accept the outcome of the election which is 3 weeks from the actual election. He said he would accept the results yesterday if he won. There is no comparison between Gore and Trump words because Gore was ready to concede on election night. That is the inconvenient truth.
No Presidential Candidate ever has said he would not accept the results ahead of time. Al Gore actually conceded the election then he was told by the Florida Election Committee that there was a problem so he withdrew his concession while they figured it out.(Gore actually had 825,000 more votes than Bush nation wide) It is the GOP Leadership that has gone through the roof over what Trump said last night about the "rigged" election and not accepting the results. Trump never accepts losing, it is not in his DNA. His Bankruptcies was always someone else fault, as was the Billy Bush tape, and now the election. If he does lose he is setting the stage to blame everyone but himself for the worst Campaign ever run by a Presidential Candidate.
I agree that I too will be glad when it is all over. My decision is based on one simple but most important thing and that is which candidate is mentally stable and trustworthy to control the Nuclear Arsenal which I have mentioned many times. The economy or immigration will mean nothing if we are all not here anymore if we have a Nuclear War. Trump's does not have the temperament or self control that JFK had in October 1962 to avoid a war. If it wasn't for JFK many of us would not be here today because he stood up to the Generals that wanted an immediate invasion of Cuba. He chose Diplomacy before War and Trump will not do that. Those missiles on Cuba were Nuclear armed and the Russian General had orders to launch if attacked which he would have done. Trump will act first and think later as he has shown over and over again. The President and only the President can launch a Nuclear strike and he does not have to consult anyone. He has sole authority in this area and no one can veto that power. For that main reason Trump is unfit to be President among many other reasons like being a sexual predator. Bottom line is who do you hate more Hillary Clinton or your Country? It is not worth the risk.
I would prefer neither of the 2 candidates. Nothing Sec. Clinton says would make me want to vote for her(I never for Bill either) but everything Trump says convinces me he is totally unfit to represent our Nation around the Globe. He is an egotist, mentally unstable and a pervert who under all circumstances CANNOT be given the keys to our Nuclear Arsenal. His entire life has been a life of elite privilege and all of a sudden he cares about the working men and women of this country? He cares about only one person and that is himself. He brags about making $600 million a year and paying zero Federal Taxes because he is smart. As Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have said he is a Con Man who admires Dictators like his "Friend" Putin. He lacks the judgement and understanding of the world and our country. Listen to his interviews on Howard Stern and Billy Bush and ask yourself is this a role model for our children and grandchildren? And now he has started making excuses if he does not win that the election is rigged against him. This is the worst election in my lifetime thanks to Trump who is a sexual predator that has severe mental health issues. Give him the keys to our Nuclear Arsenal? NO WAY.
Trump said this morning on Fox and Friends that the CBS Poll after the debate showed him the winner. The only problem with that statement like most of his pronouncements was that CBS did not have a Poll after the debate. 34 of his statements last night were considered false after all fact checking was done.
Maybe Trump should have brought all his ex-wives and Mistress's to cheer him on to show he is better at that than Bill.
As a Vietnam Vet and retired military officer I would like to know how he can say our military is depleted and in grave shape. The US spends around $650 Billion a year on Defense which is more than the next 11 largest countries added together including Russia and China. The Military that I served in was mostly WW2 facilities and equipment. In the last year a $13.5 Billion new Aircraft Carrier was launched and another $15 Billion Carrier is under construction. The Military is acquiring 2500 F-35 Fighter Aircraft at $150 Million a copy plus retrofitting the F-15 with new engines and avionics. I would have loved to have aircraft like this. I have been on many military bases in our country and overseas in the last few years and I have never seen such great facilities and equipment. I wish I had served in todays environment. My starting pay was $78 a month and at least today our men and women in uniform can actually live on their salaries. Our Military is the best in the world and the pundits on Cable News probably never served our country nor have ever been on a Military Base like our Presidential Candidates. The objective is to scare people into voting for a mentally impaired Con-Man who can't be trusted with the keys to the Nuclear Arsenal. This is why many ex-CIA Chief's(and Presidents) like Robert Gates who also was Sec. of Defense under G.W. Bush and Obama are extremely concerned that he would destroy our country with a Nuclear War. Both Candidates are extremely flawed but only one will kill us all. Is it worth the risk?
If the last 7 years was a disaster then how would you classify the previous 8 years?
The question you need to ask is if you were born at the same time in the same place to a Black or Non-White Immigrant Family would you have been as successful as you were? None of us can pick and choose who we are born to. Fortunately I was born to a White WW2 Combat Veteran who was able to raise a family without even a High School education in what I would classify as a Middle Class lifestyle as a Bread Truck Driver. All my friends came from the same background and we all considered ourselves Middle Class. The GI Bill (one of those evil government programs ) lifted Millions of Veterans to the Middle Class and above which is why it is considered the most successful program ever. After HS I joined the Military went to Vietnam and when I returned I used the GI Bill to obtain a Bachelor's and Master's Degree as did my Wife. This enabled me and my wife to raise 3 children in what I would classify Upper Middle Class. They all have Master's Degrees and my Son has a PHD which we paid for entirely out of ours and their pockets. They are also extremely successful thanks to a great education which is the KEY to success. This is why we are extremely passionate about education. To answer my original question if I had been born to Black or Immigrant Family instead would I have been successful, I would have to answer the odds are probably not. I consider myself fortunate to have started in the middle and not the bottom considering we do not get a choice.
In one of the 4 Bankruptcy's Donald Trump had in NJ he owed $30 million in taxes however Chris Christie the Governor discounted it to $5 million and saved Mr. Trump $25 million. So this is nothing new and Peabody is a relatively small amount of money. Take the payment and then petition the Court for the remainder otherwise if they fight it it could take years to get anything.
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