On Sept. 18 early voting begins in Virginia. I plan to vote early but will not break the law and vote twice, as President Trump encourages at his rallies.

If you believe in the golden rule and decency and the Ten Commandments, you cannot vote for Trump.

If you believe in respecting our military and do not see them as suckers and losers, you cannot vote for Trump.

If you believe in democracy rather than dictators like Vladimir Putin, you cannot vote for Trump.

If you believe in the rule of law and upholding the Constitution, you cannot vote for Trump.

If you believe in free trade and a fair tax system, you cannot vote for Trump.

If you believe in the importance of public health and a healthy environment, you cannot vote for Trump.

If you believe in equality, opportunity, and justice for all, you cannot vote for Trump.

George F. Thompson

Staunton

(34) comments

DeftCurmudgeon

I'll just leave this here...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTtABxyqIUk

LVW

Man, I wish Trump would use a teleprompter! The English language would thank him.

DeftCurmudgeon

The debates are going to be a hoot.

Let's have a watch party wheel'ho !

LVW

Say where and I'm there. I want them to throw down! That would make it more fun. As it is, Trump is going to mangle the English language and toss out insults, Biden is going to try to act presidential but cough up gaffes ... cringeworthy all around. At least Chris Wallace will do his best to keep them honest.

Genosguy

All those reasons George Thompson listed as reasons not to vote for TRUMP ---are the reason to vote for him.

1. He follows the 10 commandments better than Wilson, FDR, JFK, Clinton--OBAMA--, Obama lied his way into the White House. Each campaign Rhetoric/he called his lies--were proven not to be deliverable. His "Affordable Care" has proven not Affordable and you couldn't keep your doctor and you were fined/taxed for NOT BUYING FROM HIS SET OF INSURANCE COMPANIES--- How many constitutional amendments/articles did that violate?? Roosevelt imprisoned American Citizen--TRUMP hasn't--JFK started the Vietnam WAR--TRUMP has avoided war---Wilson--sent anyone that spoke against his WAR to jail using the Sedition ACT---Trump suffers FREE SPEECH--no PC manure--FREE first Amendment speech. TRUMP kept all his promises!! Clinton[s MRS complained about the Electoral College--but not when it elected Slick Willy Clinton (as he is know in Arkansas)--He has a blue dress, a cigar, and at least one son born out of wedlock---what commandments speak to those? If the USA is to survive as the Constitution was written, with God, and human rights for citizens --then TRUMP is the ONLY Choice.

prodigalson

Well put Geno.

Diana

Mr Thompson, very well said!!

newshound

And swallowed whole by very low Intellectuals!

Congrats.

Diana

newshound, guess low intellectual is better than no intellect at all..especially those who think they know it all..eh?

bootsielawson

Even John Bolton said the veteran comment was a lie more demonkkkrat lies.

GWead

Oops. That's "faced," not "finished."

GWead

Whew. I wish one of you would deal with what the letter brings up, instead of following your usual pattern of falling back on childish name calling. And responding to the letter, let me say that were Trump a Democrat I would certainly vote Republican. Despite the handful of good things I think he has done, Trump really represents one of the greatest threats we ever finished in our government. I don't expect any of you to agree with that, but at least it does deal with what the letter addresses.

newshound

I don’t listen to psycho liberals for one second And read this for a laugh, so I decline your idiotic suggestion to support a 47-year crooked and dumb politician like Hidin’ Biden. The ignorance just oozes from this numbnut.

The same tactic is being used by psycho uber Liberal Jennifer Kitchen trying to oust the new conservatives on Staunton city council with recall challenges to get her liberal pals back in power. These people are quite dangerous and need to be stopped.

LVW

I'd like to do a thought experiment. Assume Trump was a Democrat (he was for years, after all). Still the same ignorant, self-centered, nepotistic, foolish, horse's @ss, but with some policies that were favored by Democrats. Would you (a) hold your nose and vote for him, (b) vote for someone from the other party, or (c) not vote? I'd bet the answer isn't (b). Well, same for Republicans now. They might (actually they should) be repulsed by Trump himself, but ... what do you expect them to do?

DANT

LVW, if Trumps record over his first 4 years was as bad as Obama's first 4 years I do believe I would have not voted. I truly hoped Obama would be an inspiring leader, especially with race relations in America, but I was sorely disappointed. Obama made things worse, much worse, who would have thought?

Driller

Dant, According to you Obama's first four years were terrible. Why? Could it be he inherited an economy that was in Recession, handed off by a Republican President. Obama gave Dr. Trump many months of economic growth and now Dr. Trump has run it into the ground. 196,000+ Americans dead, unemployment at 8%, the national debt increased by trillions, food lines miles long and you were disappointed in Obama? What a joke!! Just wanting to know, since you claim to have been in the service , do you consider yourself a loser and a sucker by serving?

DANT

Driller aka...CNN Zombie...so ridiculous you purposefully fail to not mention, of those 196,000 dead we really have no idea how many actually died from the China virus. The fake news has lied through their teeth as well as the evil Democrat establishment. Unemployment was at an all time low under president Trumps outstanding leadership with minority employment higher than it ever had been. The debt has increased but at least we have something to show for it....lower taxes, rebuilt military, the wall on the southern border, etc. when Obama increased it more than all other presidents combined before him there was absolutely nothing to show for it unless you count the $150 billion he sent Iran so they could continue their terrorist campaign against our troops. My military service was exemplary and I'm proud of it and I have the letters of appreciation and awards to prove it...do you? The only joke I see is your childish and twisted comment that gives me pause as to whether you actually served in the infantry...were you a cook or in personnel?

bishopsboy

LVW, show me a Democrat presidential candidate who does the same things President Trump does and gets the same results President Trump does and I’ll vote him. I don’t care about Party identification; I care about whether the President is doing the right things for working and middle class Americans, who btw pay all the taxes, to defend and preserve the freedoms and liberties (all of them) that the Found Fathers enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. If he does the above, I could less whether he is a horse's @ss.

LVW

You mean couldn't care less. Trump is right there with Democrat James Buchanan at the top of the list of "worst presidents ever."

bishopsboy

Thank you, LVW, for the correction - my brain often thinks faster than my fingers type.

However, I must adamantly disagree with your assessment of President Trump's performance which is absolutely astounding despite Deep State malfeasance, the Russia hoax, the impeachment hoax, and now the CCP's malicious and intentional spreading of the Chinese flu to the this country and around the world. President Trump certainly is one of the best presidents in my lifetime and definitely in the top quartile overall.

bishopsboy

Btw, Buchanan is often pinpointed as the worst President In U.S. history but it’s a bit unfair to lay the disintegration of the country solely on him. The seeds of separation had been around since the founding of our country and only came to head on his watch. Many brilliant men were unable to figure out how to end slavery in a peaceful manner that integrated slaves into white society as productive and equal citizens and to move the Southern economy away from a slavery based one. Even 160 years later, we’re still wrestling with the racial equality issues.

If I had to pick the worst President, it would be FDR for a number of reasons.

bjbehappy

Love when the paper prints letters like this telling me WHO I can and can't vote for. Liberal logic at it's best.....

bishopsboy

Dearest George, it's interesting. If I replace every "Trump" with "Biden" in your letter, I agree with you 100 percent.

Driller

Cheerleaders, Keep on crying and deflecting. That's all that's left to do to defend Dr. Trump and his incompetence. 194,000+ Americans dead and still more to die with Dr. Trump and his Herd Immunity plan.

DeftCurmudgeon

In other news a Chinese whistleblower (and respected virologist) has provided proof positive that the Chinese Plague was manufactured in a lab and purposefully inflicted on us.

But... Orange Man Bad !

brokenanvil

Dr. Li-Meng Yan, in addition to being a medical doctor, also reportedly holds a PhD and certainly seems to have been in the right place at the right time with applicable credentials for credible whistleblower status. And the good doctor is certainly being raked over the coals at the moment by the usual suspects.

sbsheridan

You write this as if it were a well-known, proven fact. It is not. Please stop spreading unproven rumors.

LVW

DC: I thought that the latest intel was that the local Wuhan authorities are the ones who knew about and hid the extent of the virus from the national commies.

DANT

Driller, aka....CNN Zombie.....no one is deflecting. President Trumps record speaks for itself and it is amazing....so amazing he has been selected to win the Nobel peace prize. I'm sure you watched with tears streaming down your reddened cheeks at the signings of the middle east peace agreements yesterday, another first for our great president. Love him or hate him you, like all the Democrats, know Trump will go down as one of the greatest presidents of all time!

newshound

This dolt was a former union boss — ‘ nuff said.

sbsheridan

No, President Trump has not been selected to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. His name has been mentioned as a possible recipient. Gee ... I wonder who first suggested this. Do you know what's in these peace agreements? Nor do I. Is it better than earlier peace agreements that US presidents have helped to broker? I don't know, because I don't know what's in the agreements. If this is such a monumental achievement for Trump, why isn't he bragging about its contents? Given the ratio of time spent looking after his own interests and time spent looking after our country's interests, I do not think Trump will ever be considered one of our greatest presidents.

LVW

I wish I had a dollar for every president that claimed he had brokered a Middle East peace agreement that was going to turn the corner for that region.

Genosguy

History shall record the purgatory, criminal activity of the Democrats, the attempt to overthrow a duly elected President one among the REAL greatest--not the hyped up FDR--he was saved by a WAR that was caused by his attempt to destroy the Japanese economy with oil embargoes.

Driller

Dant, let's look at Dr. Trump's record. I watch Fox in the morning also, if I want to know anything about the "Virus" Fox is not the channel to watch. I did find out this morning how many questions Dr. Trump has fielded in the past few months. Let's start at the beginning of Dr. Trump's "Virus" prescriptions, It's a Hoax, China was doing a great job being transparent, it is nothing to be worried about, we have it under control, the "Virus" will disappear on its own, inject disinfectants into your body, lets have rallies indoors with no social distancing and few masks.195,000+ Americans dead from the "Virus" Unemployment at 8%, people not able to pay their rent, the National debt skyrocketing, Americans not able to travel into other countries. Like I told prod, if Dr. Trump wants to have a meal with a Nobel Prize winner, he could call Obama and have dinner with him. He won't go down as one of the great Presidents, but he will go down as an impeached President.

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