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Discussion » Questions » Politics » Ross Perot just died. Does that mean he won't be running for President? He could still beat Trump.

Ross Perot just died. Does that mean he won't be running for President? He could still beat Trump.

Posted - July 9

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  • 5934
    I wish everyone would stop dying. Except Burnie Sanders. The socialist can die if he wants to. 
      July 9, 2019 2:16 PM MDT
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  • 41864
    Bernie is responsible for a lot of SOCIALIST activities that YOU enjoy, dear.  It is SANDERS, not TRUMP or even Hilary that's for the little guy.   Certainly not ONE member of the GOP.





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    Sanders introduced legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, April 2017

    In April 2017 Sanders introduced a bill that would raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $15 an hour – an increase over an earlier Democratic $12 an hour proposal – which was co-sponsored by two other progressive Democrats.[143]

    On May 9, 2018, Sanders introduced the Workplace Democracy Act, a bill that would expand labor rights by making it easier for workers to join a union, ban right-to-work laws and some anti-union provisions of the Taft Hartley Act, and outlaw some union-busting tactics. It was endorsed by several Democratic senators, including Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, Tammy Baldwin and Sherrod Brown. Announcing the legislation, Sanders said, "If we are serious about reducing income and wealth inequality and rebuilding the middle class, we have got to substantially increase the number of union jobs in this country."[144]

    On September 5, 2018, Sanders partnered with Ro Khanna to introduce the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies (Stop BEZOS) Act, which would require large corporations to pay for food stamps and Medicaid benefits their employees receive, rather than shifting the burden onto taxpayers.[145] Khanna said, "if you bag groceries, you should be able to buy groceries." Sanders said, "Taxpayers in this country should not be subsidizing a guy who's worth $150 billion, whose wealth is increasing by $260 million every single day," referring to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.[146][147] The bill has received some support from conservatives; Fox News pundit Tucker Carlson endorsed the proposal on air.[148] On October 2, 2018, Bezos raised the minimum wage at Amazon to $15, effective November 1; Sanders commended him.

    This post was edited by TRUMP IS MURDERING ALLIES at July 9, 2019 2:31 PM MDT
      July 9, 2019 2:21 PM MDT
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  • 25310
    That's a shame...I voted for the little guy and kinda liked him.
      July 9, 2019 2:32 PM MDT
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  • 41864
    He was a babbling idiot.  Just saying. If you want progressive, try a SANE one.  
      July 9, 2019 2:33 PM MDT
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  • 25310
    He was still kinda fun, and wasn't an arrogant a**hole like you know who.
      July 9, 2019 2:40 PM MDT
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  • 11738
    At the time he seemed like a goofy little nerd.  I have read quite a bit about him through the years and realize he was actually a real American patriot and would have been good for the country in many ways.  It took another 25 years for American to realize the best chance for the country was to elect a non-politician for president.  Maybe that is a good dynamic for going forward.  Maybe.
      July 9, 2019 4:28 PM MDT
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  • Sam

    2671
    One of the last voices of reason and sense.
      July 9, 2019 3:07 PM MDT
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  • 3266
    Wasn't Ross Perot the "here's the deal" guy?  Got a lot of mileage on that one phrase. 
      July 9, 2019 7:47 PM MDT
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  • 3575
    If he hadn't dropped out for 3 months ... he probably would have won the election.
    As it was, he still managed to get 19% of the popular vote.
      July 10, 2019 11:00 AM MDT
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