Trump doesn’t care Mike Pence voted for the Iraq War. He just cares Hillary Clinton did.

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    Jul 18, 2016 5:27 PM GMT
    Lyin' Donald isn't even trying to hide his hypocrisy anymore.

    In a forgiving moment Sunday, Trump admitted he "didn’t care" his running mate voted for the Iraq War. "He’s entitled to make a mistake every once in a while," Trump said.

    As for Hillary Clinton, she didn’t get the same lenience. Asked why she isn’t entitled to a mistake, Trump simply said "she’s not." And that was that.


    http://www.vox.com/2016/7/18/12211482/donald-trump-iraq-war-pence
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    Jul 18, 2016 5:43 PM GMT
    The whole 60 min interview with these two was difficult to watch, very awkward, like Pence "1st day on a new corporate VP job", not vice president of the United States, if you have ever worked in corporate America, Pence appears to be the "winner of the Apprentice show" icon_confused.gificon_redface.gif

    Worse than government itself, "A corporation" and "investors" is what I see here, BAD AND DANGEROUS TO LEAD AMERICA, the land of the free... Hillary will take up the evil Citizens United........


    Corporations Are People, And They Have More Rights Than You
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adam-winkler/corporations-are-people-a_b_5543833.html

    Ever since Citizens United, the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision allowing unlimited corporate and union spending on political issues, Americans have been debating whether, as Mitt Romney said, “Corporations are people, my friend.” Occupy Wall Street protestors decried the idea, late night comedians mocked it, and reform groups proposed amending the Constitution to eliminate it. Today, however, the Supreme Court endorsed corporate personhood — holding that business firms have rights to religious freedom under federal law. Not only do corporations have rights, their rights are stronger than yours.

    And women may not be the only victims. What religious rights will business corporations seek next? The Court said that its decision wouldn’t necessarily mean that closely-held businesses could obtain exemptions from health care regulations mandating insurance coverage for vaccinations and blood transfusions. Yet the Court did grant those corporations today a right to make such claims in court. If ensuring women’s control over reproduction — a constitutional right — isn’t a strong enough reason to limit the religious rights of Hobby Lobby, it’s not clear why these other laws won’t fall too.

    LGBT people may be next. Remember a few months ago when Arizona almost adopted a controversial law that would have given business corporations a broad right to use religion to make claims for exemptions from the law? That proposed law was rightly seen as an attack on LGBT rights, as supporters insisted that business owners who object to same-sex marriage shouldn’t be forced to bake cakes, take pictures, or arrange the flowers at such ceremonies. After Hobby Lobby, now all business corporations have a right under federal law to claim religious-based exemptions to all sorts of laws — including laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

    To its credit, the Court’s majority recognized the trouble created by the ruling and suggested that firms would not be entitled to discriminate on the basis of race. “The Government has a compelling interest in providing an equal opportunity to participate in the workforce without regard to race,” the majority wrote. Yet the Court’s omission of LGBT discrimination is worrisome. The justices must have understood that the current conflict between religion and anti-discrimination law involves LGBT people, not racial minorities. No corporation is seeking to use religion as an excuse to discriminate against African-Americans, while several are seeking to discriminate against LGBT people. About that, the majority says nothing.

    If the Court’s ruling is read to permit challenges to laws barring discrimination against LGBT people, Hobby Lobby will be the Arizona law on steroids. It wouldn’t apply in one state but across the nation.

    So while a business corporation can’t go to church, fast on Yom Kippur, or travel to Mecca for Ramadan, it can still go to court and, on the basis of religious freedom, demand to be exempted from the law that applies to everyone else. Today, women are the victim. Tomorrow, it could be LGBT people. Indeed, after Hobby Lobby, every person is at risk. Everyone, that is, except the corporate person, my friend.

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    Jul 18, 2016 5:51 PM GMT
    That segment was very uncomfortable to watch. I almost turned it off, but you know what they say about bad accidents--we are compelled to watch them. In any event, that segment shows how unprepared Trump was and is. You'd think that he'd have a smarter answer to that question, having already vetted Pence. I guess he thought, wrongly, that he had everything under control. Trump's downfall will be his hubris.
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    Jul 18, 2016 6:03 PM GMT
    DOMINUS saidThat segment was very uncomfortable to watch. I almost turned it off, but you know what they say about bad accidents--we are compelled to watch them. In any event, that segment shows how unprepared Trump was and is. You'd think that he'd have a smarter answer to that question, having already vetted Pence. I guess he thought, wrongly, that he had everything under control. Trump's downfall will be his hubris.



    Its so "corporate looking", like being forced to sit and listen to your company CEO at the "all hands meeting" icon_redface.gif
    If you have ever been to an all hands meeting, you know what I am talking about icon_lol.gif
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    Jul 18, 2016 6:48 PM GMT
    Trump's flip flopping double standards came back to bite him in the ASS. During the 60 minutes interview, Trump was answering for Pence while he looked like a moron.
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    Jul 18, 2016 6:56 PM GMT
    mybud saidTrump's flip flopping double standards came back to bite him in the ASS. During the 60 minutes interview, Trump was answering for Pence while he looked like a moron.


    While he looked like a moron? I admire your discerning eye as I might not have noticed the difference.