101+ (Sourced) Reasons to Not Vote for Trump

  1. He possesses the eloquence of your average 3rd grader.

  2. He believes climate change is “bullshit,” a “hoax,” and “fiction.”

  3. Intends to defund Planned Parenthood.

  4. The Supreme Court. The next president is likely to nominate at least two (and as many as four) justices. A staunchly conservative court is likely to reverse rulings on reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights, civil rights, voter's rights, and more. It will be difficult, if not impossible to achieve progressive goals like getting money out of politics and assuring environmental protections.

  5. Six of Trump’s businesses have declared bankruptcy.

  6. He falsely said of Mexicans: “They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists....”

  7. Claimed he intended to deport eleven million illegal immigrants.

  8. He plans to build a border wall between the United States and Mexico, claiming it would only cost $8 billion. Estimates are closer to three times that.

  9. He continually asserts that Mexico will pay for said wall.

  10. Stated women who have abortions should be “punished.” 

  11. He claimed a “credible source” told him that Barack Obama’s birth certificate was fake, only to completely reverse his “birther” stance in 2016.

  12. He is quoted as having said: “It really doesn’t matter what the media writes as long as you’ve got a young, and beautiful, piece of ass.

  13. He allegedly raped and assaulted his first wife, Ivana.

  14. Another rape allegation.

  15. And still another. Trump allegedly raped a thirteen-year-old girl (as well as her fellow twelve-year-old sex slave) while in the company of the infamous Jeffrey Epstein.

  16. He has publicly and repeatedly insulted Rosie O’Donnell, calling her fat, ugly, a loser, a pig, a slob, a degenerate, and unintelligent on various occasions.

  17. Harassment and discriminatory employment practices against women he deemed unattractive or overweight.

  18. Trump is thrice married, and has a history of infidelities and affairs with married women (which he's publicly bragged about).

  19. Illegal dealings with Cuba during the embargo.

  20. He stated that all of the women on The Apprentice flirted with him, whether “consciously or subconsciously.

  21. He proposed a complete ban on Muslims entering the United States.

  22. He additionally stated that he would “absolutely” support the implementation of a “database” that Muslims would be required to register for.

  23. Quote: “The beauty of me is that I’m very rich.

  24. Quote: “I’ve said if Ivanka weren’t my daughter, perhaps I’d be dating her.”

  25. Trump called an attorney “disgusting” for requesting a break to pump breast milk for her infant child.

  26. He loves “the poorly educated.

  27. Said he’d “like to think that his daughter would (simply) leave a company” where she was being sexually harassed.

  28. Quote: “There’s nobody bigger or better at the military than I am.

  29. Stated that John McCain is not a war hero because he was captured.

  30. Quote: “A person who is very flat-chested is very hard to be a 10.”

  31. He has never changed his children’s diapers.

  32. Claims he punched his second grade music teacher in the eye. The teacher remembers it differently.

  33. Retweeted: “If Hillary Clinton can’t satisfy her husband what makes her think she can satisfy America?

  34. Condones torture. Waterboarding and “a hell of a lot worse.

  35. Under investigation for alleged impropriety/bribery regarding Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi over Trump University lawsuit.

  36. In 2015, 76% of Trump’s statements checked by Politifact were rated as “mostly false,” “false” or “pants on fire.” (Clinton comes in at 27%). The Washington Post has rated 63% of his comments on the campaign trail as “four Pinocchios.”  (Clinton, 14%)

  37. Claimed that Barack Obama was the “founder of ISIS,” before eventually walking it back, stating it was “sarcasm.”

  38. Falsely claimed that “thousands and thousands” cheered in the streets when the World Trade Centers collapsed.

  39. Since his campaign began, Trump has reTweeted white supremacist's posts at least seventy-five times...

  40. ...Including this one, featuring blatantly racist and false crime statistics that Trump never bothered to check for validity.

  41. Lied about never supporting the Iraq war.

  42. Has repeatedly praised Vladmir Putin.

  43. Asked Russian hackers to find Hillary’s missing emails.

  44. Believes vaccines cause autism.

  45. Vastly overstates his worth as $10 billion, Forbes suggests he’s worth less than half that amount. Of course, we can’t know because he…

  46. Refuses to release his tax returns.

  47. Withheld millions in donations raised for veterans until called out by media.

  48. Claimed Ted Cruz’s father was involved in the Kennedy assassination based on a story in the National Inquirer.

  49. Despite his “Make America Great Again” slogan, several items in Trump’s brand are manufactured outside of the U.S.

  50. Trump University.

  51. Claims the judge hearing the Trump University case is incapable of being impartial because he is of Mexican descent.

  52. Suggested that perhaps the “2nd Amendment people” could do something about Hillary Clinton trying to "take away" their guns.

  53. Mocked a disabled reporter during a rally.

  54. Insulted Carly Fiorina’s face.

  55. Has encouraged supporters at rally to “knock the crap out of…” protesters.

  56. During a Las Vegas rally, Trump said he wanted to punch a protester in the face.

  57. Avoided serving in the Vietnam War due to dubious “bone spurs” in his heels.

  58. Trump compared his business “sacrifices” to those of  Gold Star parents who had lost their Muslim son to the war in Iraq.

  59. Suggested he would “bomb the hell out of” Iraqi oil fields to combat ISIS wealth.

  60. Insulted U.S. military generals, saying they have been “reduced to rubble.”

  61. Trump's pitch to black voters: “what the hell do you have to lose?

  62. Reportedly asked a foreign policy adviser, “Why can’t we use nuclear weapons?” three times in an hour.

  63. Believes “he alone can fix” America.

  64. Thinks he “knows more about ISIS than the generals do.”

  65. Said he could shoot someone in Times Square without losing any voters.

  66. Tweeted: “environment friendly lightbulbs” cause cancer.

  67. Called former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates a clown.

  68. His comments on First Amendment protections.

  69. Defended Paula Deen’s use of the “n-word” in 2013

  70. Says it’s a "sad situation" that terror suspects have a constitutional right to an attorney and access to medical care.

  71. Settled a civil rights housing discrimination lawsuit for refusing to rent to black Americans in the mid-'70s.

  72. He (and his son, among other Republicans) apparently think its okay to compare human beings to Skittles. Here are the real Skittle odds. The irony: the original photo used in the meme was taken by a refugee and used without permission.

  73. Trump’s presumed 4.5 billion wealth could have been as much as 12 billion had he done nothing but invested it.

  74. Allegedly (and illegally) used $258,000 of his “charity’s” money to settle legal disputes.

  75. George W. Bush will not endorse Trump...

  76. ...And his father, George H.W. Bush is reportedly voting for Hillary Clinton.

  77. Billionaire Republican is pledging $2,000,000 to get Hispanic voters in Florida registered and to the polls to defeat Trump. And don't miss his scathing op-ed.

  78. Calls members of the media “dopes” and “losers” for critical reporting of him and his policies.

  79. What he said. (Great video.)

  80. Wants to expand “stop and frisk” use. And made false claims about it's efficacy in practice.

  81. Evidently believes a woman using the restroom is "disgusting."

  82. Tweet: “My I.Q. is one of the highest- and you all know it.

  83. Does not comprehend the concepts of diplomacy and tact (calling it "PC"), leading to worries in other nations.

  84. While sometimes viewed as a “positive,” Trump has no political experience whatsoever. He possesses no knowledge of the governing process or its limitations.

  85. Has, on hundreds of occasions, “stiffed” business associates, contractors, employees, and attorneys.

  86. Trump’s revised tax plan will add 5.3 trillion dollars to the debt while reducing taxes for the wealthy (read: Trump) 

  87. Ghostwriter of “The Art of the Deal,” who spent eighteen months with Trump, calls him “The Sociopath,” a “living black hole,” and said, “lying is second nature to him.” If Trump is elected President, he warned, “the millions of people who voted for him and believe that he represents their interests will learn what anyone who deals closely with him already knows—that he couldn’t care less about them.” 

  88. Discussed the size of his penis during the Republican debates.

  89. Allegedly said, “laziness is a trait in blacks.

  90. Called for (racial) profiling in an effort to curb terrorism in the U.S.

  91. Has suggested surveilling mosques, or shutting them down entirely.

  92. Said, “Maybe he should have been roughed up. It was absolutely disgusting what he was doing,” in reference to a protester chanting “Black Lives Matter” at a rally.

  93. Has alleged mob ties.

  94. Endorsed by a lunatic, a weasel, an asshole, a serial sexual harasser, a killer, a racist and prominent ex-klansman, and...

  95. Sarah Palin.

  96. After having endorsed Republican candidates for nearly 100 years, the Cincinnati Enquirer has endorsed Clinton, stating Trump is a “clear and present danger to our country.”

  97. Likewise, after 126 years of Republican support, the Arizona Republic has endorsed Clinton, saying Trump offers a "recipe for permanent civil discord." 

  98. Alicia Machado. Better known to Trump as "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping." 

  99. Policy shifts/reversals since announcing his campaign? 117.

  100. Cozy with Russia.

  101. Referred to his female Apprentice contestants by their breast size.

  102. The Central Park Five.

 

Bonus: Trump Twitter database: if you view nothing else, check out the "Key to Solving Issues" section. Terrifying.

Bonus:  The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

Bonus: http://www.gq.com/story/a-word-for-donald-trump-voters

Maybe some of the things Trump has said have been misconstrued. Maybe he wasn't calling for 2nd Amendment people to shoot Hillary Clinton. Maybe he means that anthropogenic climate change is a hoax. Maybe he's not sexually attracted to his daughter, Ivanka. Maybe he didn't intend to imply that Megan Kelly was on her period. Maybe some of the crazy shit he's said has been sarcasm, or taken out of context. But that in itself highlights a glaring problem for Trump: an inability to effectively communicate his viewpoints without causing confusion or misunderstanding. A president absolutely must be thoughtful, discerning, diplomatic, articulate, and cautious when choosing his/her words. Trump possesses none of those skills or characteristics.

Elect him at our peril.

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