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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Of course and  I wish the media would get back to journalism.

Mar 03, 2016 11:07 PM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Now this is a new politics question!  I would love for the debates to be less of a "three ring circus gone amuck" and get back to the real debates of the Kennedy and Reagan eras.  Let's focus on policies and what they would do, not commenting about the small size of someone's hands.

Ask a question, give each person 2 minutes to say what they would do.  Cut them off if they attack another candidate and when they reach the end of the timer.

Mar 04, 2016 02:04 AM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

I wish there was a Santa Claus, world peace and no hunger... and an informed American public that gave deep thought to all of the issues before choosing a candidate. The media is no longer the 5th estate, journalism has mostly morphed into sensationalism. I research what I can and back-check where possible. I trust actions more than words.

Mar 04, 2016 02:25 AM
Certified Mobile Notary Signing Agent - Smith Mountain Lake, VA
Highest Ranked Certified Mobile Notary in Virginia

In this land of free speech and a free vote, ALL options should be presented to allow for comparison; apples to apples.   A one sided, slanted or biased media does this country a DIS-service by highlighting one over the others.   This is after all, the future of our country and on a smaller, but more important level, the future of each of our individual lives we are talking about.

Mar 04, 2016 12:37 AM
Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

john has the experience, but im not sure he can lead a group... i said not sure.. today is the era of Kim and Kayne... its wrong, its bad, its all of that and more...but it is...we need to change america back, john may not be able to win..we need to win ..but yes i do to answer your ?

Mar 03, 2016 11:38 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

If you are getting your information from major media, you are blind to reality or are the byproduct of those thinking reality shows are real.

Media is about marketing, about eyeballs, about ratings, about making money, NOT ABOUT EDUCATING THE PUBLIC. As long as citizens tune in, the current formula will become even more vitriol based.

Any media writer or publisher will confess their role is to create response, not deliver unbiased information. They are not required to believe what they present.

In all seriousness, have not two of them already eliminated themselves from your consideration?  You will choose the one of the remaining two by who does not commit the fabricated unforgivable gaffe.

And who will determine what that is?  The other side.

This is a remarkable and easy to see exhibition of three forces refusing to or fear the possibility of relinquishing power.

This life and death cat fight is not taking place on the puppeteers stage but in the manipulations of the puppet masters making others jump to the cause. 

Absolutely fascinating and transparent. And we call it 'The land of the free and home of the brave." And in this land of free speech and open media, you can not find the voice of the adult in the room. Also fascinating.

Mar 03, 2016 11:31 PM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

The big problem is that the candidates are reflection of the American people. Nobody wants to be the grown up in the room at the moment. I also question whether the thinking that got us into this mess will be sufficient to get us out.

Mar 03, 2016 11:03 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Is the adult in hiding too?

Jun 02, 2019 09:51 PM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

I am sure they are aware of this - and have some reasons for doing what they are doing....

Mar 04, 2016 01:55 PM
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

This is very good question.

Mar 04, 2016 05:56 AM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

     Major media is extremely far left (that includes Fox News and WSJ, not just CBS and HuffPo and WaPo and NPR).   Mainstream Media is owned and controlled by the One Percent, the Global Elite. 

     MSM will push their candidate, and their agenda.


Mar 04, 2016 05:54 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

The media is a reflection of the public attitude and will mirror what they think the people want to hear.

Mar 04, 2016 04:26 AM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Media is all about the "show" and the ratings.

Mar 04, 2016 03:23 AM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I think you should take this question elsewhere.

Mar 04, 2016 02:19 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

These debates should not be kept to prime time but to real time. What is real time? It isn't over until its over meaning that more time is mandatory. Secondly, a list of to the point, specific questions must be answered or the candidate is penalized. At no time should the people asking the questions be given any recognition. Thirdly, and most importantly, an unbreakable contract signed by everyone running for President (and other offices), who are making sworn promises that if elected, and they fail to make good, they step down willingly. Fourthly, anyone who repeats themselves deliberately, which is a form of hypnosis and programming be warned that they are being repetitious and to stop! Two warnings and you lose a turn to speak. Furthermore, all answers should be repeated back and a summary given at the end on where everyone stands on the topics.

Social Security...Immigration...Military...government spending...criminal justice care...national security...foreign policy...job repairs...taxes...IRS etc. etc.

Mar 04, 2016 01:58 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

Yes - I wish DT would get himself a speech coach or something. It's hard to find out who stands for what with all the yelling.

Mar 04, 2016 01:39 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I do my own research on the candidates and don't rely on the media to guide me.

Mar 04, 2016 12:37 AM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

The candidates and AR bloggers in this roon all way past adult age...... They may act like a child....

Mar 03, 2016 11:07 PM