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Title: Darn, I wish I was going to The R convention
Source: The New York Slimes
URL Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/14/u ... ion-speakers-donald-trump.html
Published: Jul 14, 2016
Author: Bob Celeste
Post Date: 2016-07-14 08:17:45 by BobCeleste
Keywords: ACP
Views: 2165
Comments: 11

A night highlighting the tragedy in Benghazi, Libya. An appearance by onetime football star Tim Tebow. A presentation detailing former President Bill Clinton’s sexual misconduct.

Donald J. Trump, the presumptive nominee, has been promising a different kind of Republican National Convention, and plans obtained by The New York Times show that he is eager to put his showbiz stamp on the party’s gathering, even as he struggles to attract A-list talent.

The roster of speakers obtained by The Times, and confirmed by two people with direct knowledge of the convention planning, reveals a lineup lacking many of the party’s rising stars. Instead, it features some of Mr. Trump’s eclectic collection of friends, celebrities and relatives, from his Slovenian supermodel wife to professional golfer Natalie Gulbis.

The parade of people seems to have been selected to broaden Mr. Trump’s demographic reach.

There are several notable women speaking. They include Pam Bondi, the Florida attorney general, who tangled on television with the CNN anchor Anderson Cooper after the Orlando, Fla., nightclub massacre; Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a space shuttle mission; Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma; Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa and Mr. Trump’s wife, Melania.

There are a few African-Americans, like Jamiel Shaw Sr., who became an outspoken advocate for tougher immigration laws after his son was killed in 2008 by an undocumented immigrant; and Darryl Glenn, who is running for Senate in Colorado.

From sports there is Mr. Tebow, the former quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner who is known for his conservative views; Dana White, the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, a mixed martial arts organization; and Ms. Gulbis.


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This is gong to be great, there is a rumor that Tom Brady may speak, comparing the scrutiny given a Quarterback vs the Democrat nominee.

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#5. To: BobCeleste (#0)

Mr. Tebow, the former quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner who is known for his conservative views

He's known for being an outspoken Christian; I don't think I've ever heard him express a political view.

ConservingFreedom  posted on  2016-07-14   17:06:30 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#6. To: ConservingFreedom (#5)

I would love to hear him.

BobCeleste  posted on  2016-07-14   20:52:54 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#7. To: BobCeleste (#6)

I've talked with Tebow many times, personally. He wouldn't like your view on LE. I spent a whole afternoon with him a few years back at a Jets training camp... He'd call you a kook if he read half the shit you post.

GrandIsland  posted on  2016-07-14   21:28:05 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#8. To: GrandIsland (#7)

You make four clams, I believe none of them.

BobCeleste  posted on  2016-07-15   8:02:35 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


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#9. To: BobCeleste (#8) (Edited)

I believe none of them.

That must make what I said untrue. lol

Molest, Tebow is a strong supporter of the police. I know it for fact.

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#10. To: BobCeleste (#8) (Edited)

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