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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

 

Ross Perot: Self-made billionaire and presidential candidate dead at 89

https://nypost.com/2019/07/09/ross-perot-self-made-billionaire-and-presidential-candidate-dead-at-89/


Comments:
I voted for him.
He heard that huge sucking sound going south. He was right too.
👽 thats a shame
I voted for him both times he ran but by the second run the media had done a hatchet job on him (sound familiar???). I'm sad to see the passing of such a great American.
He was a great humanitarian and most definitely a prescient and successful businessman. He was also responsible for many needed education reforms here in Texas. His list of accomplishments are far too long to list, but I often wonder had he stayed out of the '92 election just how history would be different. He siphoned off nearly 20% of votes from H.W. Bush (debatable, I will admit b/c not every one of those would have voted for Bush) and in doing so, essentially gave us two terms of Bill Clinton and then Hillary.

But, no one can know how things would have been different. Perhaps with Hillary long forgotten and out of the picture, the Democrats would have run a much stronger (and honest) candidate and Trump would have been beaten, so....
He was a Great American and Patriot. I voted for him as well, because he had such great ideals. The Media did sabotage him and he never recovered. Sad, the passing of such a Great Man. May he RIP.

R.I.P. - a good man

"the good is often interned with their bones but the bad lives long after them."
~Shakespeare

Who can forget honest running national debt clock alert?

Yes, the politically naive but honest, Ross, was suckered back into the presidential run to tip the sub-total scales against Bush.:-(
I remember his 30 minute "infomercials", his novel approach to campaigning, complete with charts and graphs, etc.

I remember his second campaign, guess it was, being a disaster and him not getting nearly the votes he did the first time around. He suspended his campaign, then kicked it back off again.   Also fuzzy on the details, but I read a book about his rescue of his employees from Iran?, think it was called "When Eagles Dare." I usually go look this stuff up before writing about it.

The owner of the Cowboys, Jerry Jones, had some nice things to say about him .
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