Month: July 2016

Miscellaneous nonsense and falsehoods

Donald Trump said the ‘$5 billion website for Obamacare … never worked. Still doesn’t work’ The $5 billion is grossly exaggerated.  The “never worked. Still doesn’t work” is an example of Mr. Trump’s poor contact with reality. For more visit…

The $150,000,000,000 falsehood

On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 in a speech, Donald Trump said about the Iran nuclear deal, “We give them $150 billion, we get nothing.” We are only giving them their own frozen assets back. Most experts agree that it is…

Can Trump think straight?

On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 in an interview on Fox News, Donald Trump claimed that Ted Cruz’s father was with Lee Harvey Oswald before John F Kennedy’s assassination. “(Cruz’s) father was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald being, you…

Military ignorance

“Even our nuclear arsenal doesn’t work. It came out recently they have equipment that is 30 years old. They don’t know if it worked.” — Donald Trump on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 in his presidential announcement speech For the full…

Donald Trump’s Sept 11th fantasy

“I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down,” the Republican presidential candidate said at a Nov. 21 rally in Birmingham, Ala. “And I watched in Jersey City, N.J., where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that…

Jobs and employment

A visit to Trump’s web site on July 5, 2016 found only a one minute video on how Trump created jobs. In it he said that he had created thousands of jobs with his building projects. He did create thousands…

How a loser won

  Donald Trump is the Republican nominee for President in spite of an overwhelming majority originally against him. It started out “Anyone but Trump”. But there was disunity on who that “Anyone” should be. Delegate selection rules in Republican primaries that give…

Unrealistic Healthcare proposals

From his web site, here are analyses of his solutions to our healthcare crisis. 1. “Completely repeal Obamacare.” Obamacare is deeply flawed partially due to Republican refusal to work with it. This in spite of its originating in the conservative…