Posted on Feb 16, 2017
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If the man at the top may be unstable - then the White House is likely to exhibit some instability - as well as some efforts by the White House staff - who are normal infighters - to undermine and replace the man at the top. The problem, however, is how to accomplish regime change (the replacement of a mentally unstable incumbent with another member of the ruling political party) within the very strict confines of the United States Constitution - and within the constraint of maintaining the full faith and confidence of the citizens. Time to bring Mike Pence up to bat.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-mental-health-new-york-times-incapable-being-president-warning-open-letter-a7578831.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/13/opinion/mental-health-professionals-warn-about-trump.html

http://www.lancedodes.com/new-york-times-letter
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SSgt Boyd Welch
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If we use the Trump "mentally ill" Standard, then we have to apply it to Nancy Pelosi, Maxine Waters and Sheila Jackson Lee who I suspect wake up in a different world every day. I see a man who came into office, bringing jobs back to America using muscle instead of begging. I see a man who is lifting the regulatory burden on large and small business. I see a man trying to get the best and brightest into positions that can restore a functioning government. instead of ego driven sycophants who have had their egos bruised by someone asking the question "what have all you people been doing?", you have someone that's willing to charge that hill. Nothing makes you look worse than aiding the enemies of the US, tolerating and encouraging low Gross Domestic Product, continual poor economic performance and last but not least minority employment at an all-time low. Today's crop of politicians are like the news media: If they don't have someone stroke their own sense of self-importance, they go berserk. Finally I see someone calling the Congress to task about why our military has inoperable equipment, why are we sustaining the longest wars(police actions) in history, a Veterans Administration that pays bonuses to ignore the reason the VA was created, and why are we following asinine rules of engagement that benefit the enemy and get our youngest and brightest killed? I wasn't a Trump fan prior to the election but I am sure :"rooting" for him now......
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PO2 Robert W.
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SPC Jay Peltier - Well you know what is said about assumptions. And of course, bringing emotions and opinion into a factual discussion. So for the sake of adult conversation please list what in your own observations have caused you to believe the man elected to be president is mentally unfit (note - not politically or socially because those are not relevant to the discussion).
I say this because of the constant rhetoric of "remove Trump." but I have yet to see any impeachable offenses nor mental health concerns. I would love to learn what actually happened, rather than talking point being spewed.
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SPC Jay Peltier
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PO2 Robert W. - My Argument was based on the assumptions of others being true. These assumptions are what is considered common knowledge at this point. I have not said I do, or do not agree with the assumptions. If the leader of our country is "believed to be unfit" by the vast majority of the citizens of our country (over 70% by some polls), then the assumption is at least plausible. I leave "truth" or fact to be determined by history. Presidential historians will judge the mental capacity of our president at sometime in the future.

I will address directly the second paragraph of your response. Just for argumentative purposes. You said: "i have yet to see any impeachable offenses nor mental health concerns". This is of course your opinion, and your entitled to it. the same as the above the opinion of the "assumption" that most Americans believe trump is unstable.

According to most legal scholars, the best "case" against trump for an "impeachable" offense is Obstruction of justice. In fact, any 1st year law student would be able to argue the president violated the law by "an attempt to impede or undermine a criminal investigation" by firing a man "Comey" and saying exactly the words, "I fired him because of russia".

Trump is on record saying, "I fired comey because of the russia investigation", he wouldn't let it go".

So if you want to argue whether the president can or can't commit obstruction of justice, or can or can't collude... whatever... but any other person in the world, would be convicted of a felony...
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SP5 Douglas Murphy
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This isn't a contest. The question was "What should be done if the President is mentally ill?". While the others you named may most certainly may be subjects of scrutiny, the question was about the current White House occupant. Throwing in "whatabouts" just distracts from the original point of the question.
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SSgt Boyd Welch
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The original point of the question was a bunch of "15 minutes of fame" psychologists wanting to diagnose Trump from afar. Since observed behavior was the focus of their diatribe, I was simply pointing out that other prominent politician's behaviors should face the same kind of rigor. Thanks for your comment.
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CPT Jack Durish
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Be honest. Are you suggesting that President Trump is mentally ill? Is this just another manifestation of the Left's continuing petulant temper tantrum over losing to such a remarkably unpolitical candidate? Or is it just another morbid attempt to ignore the criminality of his opponent in the election? Why can't we all just take a deep breath, a shot of demon rum, and learn to laugh at the District of Calamity again?
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SPC Jay Peltier
SPC Jay Peltier
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Today was a great example of "yes, he is..." to get into a "d**k" showing contest over the size of the nuclear button with Kim jong in....

Our dear leader is obviously insane....
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SP5 Douglas Murphy
SP5 Douglas Murphy
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Mentally ill or not, do you really see nothing disturbing in his behavior? Is this how presidents conduct themselves?
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SSgt Boyd Welch
SSgt Boyd Welch
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Other presidents have certainly been presidential but I can't say I ever saw as big a turnaround in the US economy or someone standing up for America (other than Reagan) without caring what other countries think as we have with Trump. I think that I prefer the bull in the china shop to the egalitarian politician who talks a lot but doesn't say much....
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LCpl James Robertson
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Can a person honestly not see mental Illness when they are looking at it. Fourteen Psychiatrist from Yale University and around the nation can't be wrong. Talking about who's button is bigger, tweeting at 0300 hours in the morning rather then sleeping, the President is stressed to his limits, I personally don't want to see WW3. In his own Administration there's strife to keep him under control. A person don't have to be completely out of there mind to be mentally-ill, dementia, slurring of his words, saying the same thing over repeatedly. The ability to not comprehend what's right for America. One thing I'm glad of is that South Korea is now talking with North Korea to try and stabilize some issues.
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SPC Randy Torgerson
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Sandy, really? So newspapers should dictate the competency of the President? Should we ask the news industry if the feds should raise the interest rate? Even Trump haters have to admit that the media is anti-trump.... If you can't admit that then there is no hope for a united country in any direction. I've always respected your thoughts and comments on rallypoint, please don't let me down now....! The last few presidents have about ended this country for what it stands for, and it kept getting worse. Lets give this guy a chance.
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SPC Randy Torgerson
SPC Randy Torgerson
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SPC Adon Garza - You don't have to have a car. So that is a bad argument. The fact that you don't see the connection to the 2A, free speech and riots is astounding. You will always believe what you want, I'm certainly not going to do your research for you. I'm just pointing out some facts that you fail to understand.

How can you look yourself in the mirror trying to debate ACA with car insurance? Which by the way, only liability car insurance is mandatory. which does not protect the owner of the car, but just the person you hit and his car. The ACA is mandatory to protect yourself. See the difference?
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SPC Adon Garza
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SPC Randy Torgerson - Again, it is a product that I shouldn't be forced to buy (according to your argument the government shouldn't regulate what we have to purchase). The ACA was designed to 1) protect individuals from high costs of medical insurance, which could result in a) more tax-payer funded emergency room visits instead of seeing a primary care physician (PCP) and b) family bankruptcy due to inability to pay costs of care for catastrophic illnesses, and 2) increase the number of individuals in the pool in order to lower insurance costs allowing people, who couldn't afford it to be able to purchase it. I admit that the goal of affordability has not been met as intended due to the inability to implement some provisions, but that was it is goal.
Additionally, you don't understand basics of transportation in this country or haven't traveled to many rural areas. Public transportation does not exist in most rural areas of states such as California, New York, and New Jersey, let alone rural states such as Oklahoma, Kentucky, or Georgia. Therefore, most individuals, unless they live in a major metropolitan hub (such as Chicago, New York City, Raleigh, Indianapolis, etc.), require a vehicle to commute to work. Based on this simple fact, I have to reason, that you are not fully aware of basic and simple concepts that the common family deals with every day and you are disconnected from reality. So continuing to attempt having a reasonable discussion is pointless.
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SPC Randy Torgerson
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SPC Adon Garza - We can agree on your last comment. Further discussions with you are pointless. Good luck and I appreciate your dialog.
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MSgt Train Master
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In 3 years you can vote him out until then suck it up buttercup
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