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Ross Perot - dead at 89

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Ross Perot - dead at 89

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/ross...ry?id=64215067

He seemed too decent to live in the WH which is probably why he never won a presidential election
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History will now show him as one of the more sane Presidential candidates.
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I guess he finished.
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RIP

I read he did a lot of charitable work that was not publicized and he treated his employees well.

I will always remember his for this.


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Got rich on government contracts. Campaigned on small government.
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Got rich on government contracts. Campaigned on small government.
Socialism for the rich, capitalism fort the poor.
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Got rich on government contracts. Campaigned on small government.
Someone on Twitter described him as John the Baptist to Trump's Jesus. Can't think of a better description.
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I will always remember his for this.


A whole lotta death in that image right there... Phil Hartman, Ross Perot, Dana Carvey's career.
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History will now show him as one of the more sane Presidential candidates.
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History will now show him as one of the more sane Presidential candidates.
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Before anyone gets all weepy:
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ros...e-death-report
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I'm shocked that an old white billionaire would donate money to a Republican politician.
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I'm shocked that an old white billionaire would donate money to a Republican politician.
Hardly shocking, but there are some people with principals that wouldn't donate to this specific Republican politician.
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Hardly shocking, but there are some people with principals that wouldn't donate to this specific Republican politician.
Well yeah, I wouldn't expect school-age children to be doing political donations...
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Well yeah, I wouldn't expect school-age children to be doing political donations...
It works with either word given the multiple meanings of principals, however I think you would be surprised as to the number of children making donating.
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You get that Ross Perot Jr. is his son, right?
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You get that Ross Perot Jr. is his son, right?
Well if he raised a son that is willing to donate to Trump, he was probably pretty horrible himself. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
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Well if he raised a son that is willing to donate to Trump, he was probably pretty horrible himself. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
They also edited the article:
Editorís Note: A previous version of this report wrongly attributed the Trump donation to Ross Perot Sr.

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Well if he raised a son that is willing to donate to Trump, he was probably pretty horrible himself. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
GTFO with that bullshit
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GTFO with that bullshit
Sorry, I question the upbringing of anyone who supports Trump. Their parents clearly failed them.

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Hardly shocking, but there are some people with principals that wouldn't donate to this specific Republican politician.
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Well yeah, I wouldn't expect school-age children to be doing political donations...
I see what you did there!
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Old 07-10-19, 05:59 PM
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He made some great chicken.

RIP Perdue
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Someone on Twitter described him as John the Baptist to Trump's Jesus. Can't think of a better description.
Rush Limbaugh was afraid of him. He consistently described Perot as a "hand grenade with a bad haircut."

Times have changed.
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Sorry, I question the upbringing of anyone who supports Trump. Their parents clearly failed them.
You know they used to say that about parents of gay kids. I think you need to turn it down dude.
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You know they used to say that about parents of gay kids. I think you need to turn it down dude.
You know, it is a rather shocking turn of events, that as a gay man, I'M suddenly the morally superior one. I kind of dig it though!

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